Definitions

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  • noun One who, or that which, upgrades.
  • noun A facility that upgrades bitumen into synthetic crude oil.

Etymologies

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upgrade +‎ -er

Examples

  • Under the plan, heavy Venezuelan crude will first be processed at a so-called upgrader unit in Venezuela, to be built by Total, then shipped to China to be made into gasoline and diesel for the domestic market.

    Total, China in Talks On Venezuela Refining

  • Pictures showed an enormous ball of fire searing the sky above the upgrader, which is the part of the plant that was engulfed in the blaze.

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  • One, "synthetic crude," has passed through a sort of pre-refinery, called an upgrader, to transform it into a lighter substance that contains far fewer impurities.

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  • Repairs are currently being carried out to the upgrader, which is expected to return to production in early April, Suncor said in a statement.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Repairs are currently being carried out to the upgrader, which is expected to return to production in early April, Suncor said in a statement.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Repairs are currently being carried out to the upgrader, which is expected to return to production in early April, Suncor said in a statement.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Last year, Nucor began construction on a new iron upgrader, just a few hundred feet away from the old facility in St. James Parish, La.

    Oil and Gas Boom Lifts U.S. Economy

  • As we previously reported, LG will also be introducing a set-top box, called the Smart TV upgrader, for its Smart TV platform, though it doesn't support Google TV.

    Samsung tests Google TV in Blu-ray player, set-top box

  • Once installed there is a script called t3ch upgrader that is available that you can run in the future to auto install the latest release.

    XBMC 9.04 “Babylon” Updates For All Supported Platforms | Lifehacker Australia

  • The consortium will need to invest $9 billion to $10 billion over the next four to five years to develop the reserves, including building an upgrader that can refine the tar-like crude into a more marketable, lighter oil.

    Oil India Plans to Raise Debt

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