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hydrocracker

[hahy-druh-krak-er] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk ər/
noun
1.
a high-pressure processing unit used for hydrocracking.
Origin of hydrocracker
1960-1965
1960-65; hydrocrack(ing) + -er1
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  • They were working in the refinery's hydrocracker unit, which produces light distillates from heavy gas oils.
  • There is no need for a coker or hydrocracker with oil shale.
  • With seasonal peak production of distillates, the hydrocracker may be shut down for repairs.

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