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petrochemical
American English: /ˌpɛtroʊˈkɛmək(ə)l/
British English: /pɛtrə(ʊ)ˈkɛmɪk(ə)l/

Translation of petrochemical in Spanish:

noun

  • producto (masculine) petroquímico
    (before noun) (industry/plant)
    Example sentences
    • A chemical engineer may specialize in pharmaceutical chemistry, petrochemicals, food additives, ceramics, environmental clean - up, safety engineering, or nuclear chemistry.
    • Nylon 6 is formed from a petrochemical that contains six carbons, while nylon 6,6 is created from a reaction between two petrochemicals that contain six carbons each.
    • As a gardener and householder I have tried to live as responsibly as I can, by planting trees, recycling, composting, cutting down on our use of gas and electricity, and using a minimum of petrochemicals.

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