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hydrodesulfurization

or hy·dro·de·sul·phur·i·za·tion

[hahy-droh-dee-suhl-fyer-uh-zey-shuh n, -fer-uh-]
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noun
  1. desulfurization by catalytic agents of the sulfur-rich hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum or the like during cracking or hydrocracking.
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Also especially British, hydrodesulphurisation.

Origin of hydrodesulfurization

First recorded in 1945–50; hydro-2 + desulfurization
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