Definition of hydrocarbon in English:
A compound of hydrogen and carbon, such as any of those that are the chief components of petroleum and natural gas.
- This catalyst is responsible for converting carbon monoxide and the other hydrocarbons into carbon dioxide.
- Biodiesel reduces emissions such as carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons and particulate matter.
- Nitrogen oxides can react with hydrocarbons to yield nitric acid, a primary ingredient in acid rain.
Words that rhyme with hydrocarboncarbon, chlorofluorocarbon, graben, Laban, radiocarbon
Definition of hydrocarbon in:
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