aromatization

aromatization

[uh-roh-muh-tuh-zey-shuhn]
noun Chemistry.
the conversion of aliphatic or alicyclic compounds to aromatic hydrocarbons.

Origin:
1595–1605; (< F) < Medieval Latin arōmatizātiōn- (stem of arōmatizātiō); see aromatize, -ation

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aromatize or aromatise (əˈrəʊməˌtaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to make aromatic
2.  to convert (an aliphatic compound) to an aromatic compound
 
aromatise or aromatise
 
vb
 
aromati'zation or aromatise
 
n
 
aromati'sation or aromatise
 
n

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