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[sin-gas] /ˈsɪnˌgæs/
synthetic natural gas.
See under synthetic fuel.
Origin of syngas
1970-75; syn(thetic) + gas Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These include heat from the partial combustion, a gaseous mixture called syngas that can be burned as fuel, and a heavy oil.
  • The syngas is exposed to particles of iron oxide--that is, rust--which act as an oxygen carrier.
  • The syngas would then be run through a process that converts syngas into liquid fuels.
  • The new process partially gasifies coal at elevated pressure producing a coal derived syngas and a char residue.
  • Indirect coal liquefaction requires first gasifying the coal into a syngas.
  • syngas is an intermediate feedstock for producing synthetically derived hydrocarbon products and fuels.
  • The syngas produced from gasification can vary depending on the feedstock and the gasification process involved.

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