desulfurization
noun Date: 1854 the removal of sulfur or sulfur compounds (as from coal or flue gas) • desulfurize transitive verb

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  • desulfurization — 1. A chemical treatment to remove sulfur or sulfur compounds from crude oil. 2. Any process or process step that results in removal of sulfur from organic molecules …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • Desulfurization —   The removal of sulfur, as from molten metals, petroleum oil, or flue gases.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • desulfurization — de·sulfurization …   English syllables

  • desulfurization — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Flue-gas desulfurization unit — (scrubber)   Equipment used to remove sulfur oxides from the combustion gases of a boiler plant before discharge to the atmosphere. Chemicals such as lime are used as the scrubbing media.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration… …   Energy terms

  • Flue gas desulfurization —   Equipment used to remove sulfur oxides from the combustion gases of a boiler plant before discharge to the atmosphere. Also referred to as scrubbers. Chemicals such as lime are used as scrubbing media.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information …   Energy terms

  • desulfurize — desulfurization, n. desulfurizer, n. /dee sul fyeuh ruyz , feuh /, v.t., desulfurized, desulfurizing. to free from sulfur. Also, desulphurize; esp. Brit., desulfurise. [1860 65; DE + SULFURIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Douglas Patrick Harrison — is a Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineer with Louisiana State University s Gordon A. and Mary Cain Department of Chemical Engineering where he has taught undergraduate and graduate classes, served as dissertations advisor to PhD and MS… …   Wikipedia

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