[ fish-er-trohpsh, -tropsh ]
/ ˈfɪʃ ərˈtroʊpʃ, -ˈtrɒpʃ /
a catalytic hydrogenation method to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels from carbon monoxide.
Origin of Fischer-Tropsch process
1930–35; named after F. Fischer (died 1948), and H. Tropsch (died 1935), German chemists
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