hydro desulfurization

hydrodesulfurization

[hahy-droh-dee-suhl-fyer-uh-zey-shuhn, -fer-uh-]
noun
desulfurization by catalytic agents of the sulfur-rich hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum or the like during cracking or hydrocracking.
Also, hydrodesulphurization.


Origin:
1945–50; hydro-2 + desulfurization

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