Definitions

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  • noun chemical engineering The removal of liquid and solid hydrocarbons from a refinery vessel by the use of pressure
  • noun industrial engineering Cooling fluid discharged from a plant at the end of its cycle.

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Examples

  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • The explosion at the Texas City plant occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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  • That afternoon, during the restart of a gasoline octane boosting sub-unit, highly explosive hydrocarbons shot like a geyser out of an environmental safety system called a blowdown stack.

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  • That afternoon, during the restart of a gasoline octane boosting sub-unit, highly explosive hydrocarbons shot like a geyser out of an environmental safety system called a blowdown stack.

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  • That afternoon, during the restart of a gasoline octane boosting sub-unit, highly explosive hydrocarbons shot like a geyser out of an environmental safety system called a blowdown stack.

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  • The explosion occurred after a piece of equipment called a blowdown drum overfilled with highly flammable liquid hydrocarbons.

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