fischer tropsch process

Fischer-Tropsch process

[fish-er-trohpsh, -tropsh]
noun Chemistry.
a catalytic hydrogenation method to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels from carbon monoxide.

1930–35; named after F. Fischer (died 1948), and H. Tropsch (died 1935), German chemists Unabridged
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