Definición de hydrocarbon en inglés:

hydrocarbon

Saltos de línea: hydro|car¦bon
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈkɑːb(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

Chemistry
  • A compound of hydrogen and carbon, such as any of those which are the chief components of petroleum and natural gas: the rain is rich in benzene and hydrocarbons [as modifier]: a 70 per cent cut in hydrocarbon emissions [mass noun]: the North Sea is a source of hydrocarbon
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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.

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