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sweetening

[′swēt·ən·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Improvement of a petroleum-product color and odor by converting sulfur compounds into disulfides with sodium plumbite (doctor treating), or by removing them by contacting the petroleum stream with alkalies or other sweetening agents.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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