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hydrodesulfurization

[hahy-droh-dee-suhl-fyer-uh-zey-shuh n, -fer-uh-] /ˌhaɪ droʊ diˌsʌl fyər əˈzeɪ ʃən, -fər ə-/
noun
1.
desulfurization by catalytic agents of the sulfur-rich hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum or the like during cracking or hydrocracking.
Also, hydrodesulphurization.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; hydro-2 + desulfurization
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