from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A process by which the hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken into simpler molecules, as of gasoline or kerosene, by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure and in the presence of a catalyst.
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- n. the production of high-octane petroleum fuel and kerosene by hydrogenating large or complex hydrocarbons and then cracking them.
- v. Present participle of hydrocrack.
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- n. the process whereby hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken down into kerosene and gasolene by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure in the presence of a catalyst
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