hydrocracker


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hy·dro·crack·ing

 (hī′drə-krăk′ĭng)
n.
A process by which the hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken into simpler molecules, as of gasoline or kerosene, by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure and in the presence of a catalyst.

hy′dro·crack′ v.
hy′dro·crack′er n.

hydrocracker

(ˈhaɪdrəʊˌkrækə)
n
(Chemistry) something which breaks down petroleum into simpler molecules
Translations
hydrocraqueur
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