aromatization

[uh-roh-muh-tuh-zey-shuh n]

noun Chemistry.

the conversion of aliphatic or alicyclic compounds to aromatic hydrocarbons.

Nearby words

  1. aromatic,
  2. aromatic compound,
  3. aromatic series,
  4. aromatic spirits of ammonia,
  5. aromaticity,
  6. aromatize,
  7. aron,
  8. aron kodesh,
  9. aroostook,
  10. arose

Origin of aromatization

1595–1605; (< F) < Medieval Latin arōmatizātiōn- (stem of arōmatizātiō); see aromatize, -ation

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