petrochemistry
noun see petrochemical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Petrochemistry — is the branch of chemistry that studies the transformation of crude oil (petroleum) and natural gas into useful products and raw materials.ee also* Oil refinery * Petrochemical * Cracking (chemistry) External links *… …   Wikipedia

  • petrochemistry — naftos chemija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Chemijos šaka, nagrinėjanti naftos ir jos produktų cheminę sudėtį, perdirbimą, savybes. atitikmenys: angl. oil chemistry; petrochemistry; petrol chemistry rus. нефтехимия …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • petrochemistry — petrochemija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis uolienų cheminę sudėtį ir jų susidarymo cheminius vyksmus. atitikmenys: angl. petrochemistry rus. петрохимия …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • petrochemistry — /pe troh kem euh stree/, n. 1. the branch of chemistry dealing with petroleum or its products. 2. the chemistry of rocks. [1935 40; PETRO 2 or PETRO 1 + CHEMISTRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • petrochemistry — noun The branch of chemistry that deals with petroleum, natural gas and their derivatives. See Also: petrochemical …   Wiktionary

  • petrochemistry — pe·tro·chem·is·try || ‚petrəʊ kemɪstrɪ n. branch of chemistry dealing with chemical derivatives of petroleum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • petrochemistry — pe·tro·chemistry …   English syllables

  • petrochemistry — pet•ro•chem•is•try [[t]ˌpɛ troʊˈkɛm ə stri[/t]] n. 1) chem. the branch of chemistry dealing with petroleum or its products 2) chem. the chemistry of rocks …   From formal English to slang

  • petrochemistry — n. 1 the chemistry of rocks. 2 the chemistry of petroleum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petrochemical — Petrochemicals are chemical products made from raw materials of petroleum or other hydrocarbon origin. Although some of the chemical compounds that originate from petroleum may also be derived from World production of ethylene is around 110… …   Wikipedia

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