petrochemical


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pet·ro·chem·i·cal

 (pĕt′rō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl)
n.
A chemical derived from petroleum or natural gas.

pet′ro·chem′i·cal adj.

petrochemical

(ˌpɛtrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
n
(Chemistry) any substance, such as acetone or ethanol, obtained from petroleum or natural gas
adj
(Chemistry) of, concerned with, or obtained from petrochemicals or related to petrochemistry
ˌpetroˈchemically adv

pet•ro•chem•i•cal

(ˌpɛ troʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl)

n.
1. a chemical substance obtained from petroleum or natural gas, as gasoline, kerosene, or petrolatum.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to petrochemistry or a petrochemical.

pet·ro·chem·i·cal

(pĕt′rō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl)
Any of a large number of chemicals made from petroleum or natural gas. Important petrochemicals include benzene, ammonia, acetylene, and polystyrene. Petrochemicals are used to produce a wide variety of materials, such as plastics, explosives, fertilizers, and synthetic fibers.

petrochemical

A chemical that is derived from petroleum or natural gas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petrochemical - any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gaspetrochemical - any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
Translations
بتروكيميائي
petrochemický
naturgasproduktpetrokemikalium
petrokemijski
petrolkémiai
efni unnin úr jarîolíu
naftos chemijos
naftas ķīmija
petrochemický
petrol ürünü

petrochemical

[ˌpetrəʊˈkemɪkəl]
A. ADJpetroquímico
B. N petrochemicalsproductos mpl petroquímicos

petrochemical

[ˌpɛtrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl]
adj [industry] → pétrochimique petrochemicals

petrochemical

petrochemical

[ˌpɛtrəʊˈkɛmɪkl]
1. adjpetrolchimico/a

petrochemical

(petrəˈkemikəl) noun
any chemical obtained from petroleum or natural gas. the petrochemical industry.
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