hydro forming

hydroforming

[hahy-druh-fawr-ming]
noun
the production of high-octane aromatic compounds for motor fuels by catalytic reforming of naphthas in the presence of hydrogen.

Origin:
1931; hydro-2 + (re)forming

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hydroforming (ˈhaɪdrəʊˌfɔːmɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the catalytic reforming of petroleum to increase the proportion of aromatic and branched-chain hydrocarbons
2.  engineering a forming process in which a metal component is shaped by a metal punch forced against a die, consisting of a flexible bag containing a fluid

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