hydrocrack
transitive verb see hydrocracking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hydrocrack — hy·dro·crack (hīʹdrə krăk ) tr.v. hy·dro·cracked, hy·dro·crack·ing, hy·dro·cracks To break down (a hydrocarbon) by the process of hydrocracking.   hyʹdro·crack er n. * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocrack — verb To convert hydrocarbons by hydrocracking …   Wiktionary

  • hydrocrack — hy·dro·crack …   English syllables

  • hydrocrack — ¦hī(ˌ)drōˌ transitive verb Etymology: hydr + crack : to crack (hydrocarbons) in the presence of hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrocracking — noun Date: 1940 the cracking of hydrocarbons in the presence of hydrogen • hydrocrack transitive verb • hydrocracker noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hydrocracker — /huy dreuh krak euhr/, n. a high pressure processing unit used for hydrocracking. [1960 65; HYDROCRACK(ING) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocracking — [hī′drə krak΄iŋ] n. a modern, highly efficient petroleum cracking process designed to maximize the production of auto and jet fuels: under great pressure, but at a relatively low temperature, heavy hydrocarbons combine with hydrogen and solid… …   English World dictionary

  • hydrocracker — ˌ noun : an apparatus for hydrocracking * * * /huy dreuh krak euhr/, n. a high pressure processing unit used for hydrocracking. [1960 65; HYDROCRACK(ING) + ER1] …   Useful english dictionary

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