methanation
noun Date: 1926 the production of methane especially from carbon monoxide and hydrogen

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  • méthanation — [metanɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1972, in la Clé des mots; de méthane. ❖ ♦ Techn. Réduction (des oxydes de carbone) par l hydrogène, produisant du méthane. || « L oxyde de carbone doit (…) subir une méthanation pour être substituable au gaz naturel »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Méthanation —  Ne doit pas être confondue avec la méthanisation, processus naturel biologique de dégradation de la matière organique en absence d oxygène. La méthanation est un procédé industriel de conversion catalytique de l hydrogène et du monoxyde de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • methanation — metanavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Metalo paviršiaus įsotinimas anglimi naudojant metaną. atitikmenys: angl. methanation rus. метанирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methanation — metaninimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Metano gamyba iš CO ir CO₂ mišinio veikiant jį vandeniliu. atitikmenys: angl. methanation rus. метанирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methanation — /meth euh nay sheuhn/, n. Chem. the process of converting a mixture, as of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, into methane. [1955 60; METHANE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • methanation — noun The reaction of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to form methane …   Wiktionary

  • methanation — meth·a·na·tion …   English syllables

  • methanation — ˌmethəˈnāshən noun ( s) Etymology: methane + ation : methanization …   Useful english dictionary

  • Substitute natural gas — Substitute natural gas, or SNG, can be produced from fossil fuels such as lignite coal or from biofuels, when it is named Bio SNG.In the Great Plains, USA, approximately 15 TWh/year of SNG from lignite coal is injected into the national gas grid …   Wikipedia

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