hydrocracking [hī′drə krak΄iŋ]
a modern, highly efficient petroleum cracking process designed to maximize the production of auto and jet fuels: under great pressure, but at a relatively low temperature, heavy hydrocarbons combine with hydrogen and solid catalysts to produce saturated light distillates, gasoline, etc.

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  • hydrocracking — noun Date: 1940 the cracking of hydrocarbons in the presence of hydrogen • hydrocrack transitive verb • hydrocracker noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrocracking — /huy dreuh krak ing/, n. the cracking of petroleum or the like in the presence of hydrogen. [1935 40; HYDRO 2 + CRACKING] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocracking — noun the production of high octane petroleum fuel and kerosene by hydrogenating large or complex hydrocarbons and then cracking them …   Wiktionary

  • hydrocracking — Process, or family of processes, combining hydrogenation of olefins and aromatics with catalytic cracking …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • hydrocracking — hy·dro·cracking …   English syllables

  • hydrocracking — hy•dro•crack•ing [[t]ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk ɪŋ[/t]] n. chem. ene the cracking of petroleum or the like in the presence of hydrogen in a high pressure processing unit • Etymology: 1935–40 hy′dro•crack er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • hydrocracking — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑cracking …   Useful english dictionary

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