Definition of synthesis gas in English:

synthesis gas

Syllabification: syn·the·sis gas


  • A mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen produced industrially, especially from coal, and used as a feedstock in making synthetic chemicals.
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    • A similar process developed in 1923 is called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, which produces gasoline and other liquids from coal-derived synthesis gas.
    • Gas conversion using synthesis gas produced hydrogen for catalyst rejuvenation and hydrocarbon conversion.
    • She is working jointly with Shell International to develop a technology to produce synthesis gas by using the process for the first time in India.

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