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Their decay proceeded without a ready supply of oxygen, producing hydrocarbons like methane instead of oxygen-bearing molecules.
Methane (chemical formula CH4) is one of the simplest hydrocarbons, which literally means “containing hydrogen and carbon.”
Burning charcoal generates hydrocarbons, particulate air pollution, wildfires, and carbon footprints.P.J. O'Rourke: 27 Sensitive, Caring, Green, and Politically Committed Reasons to Ban July 4th|P. J. O’Rourke|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because that global economic decline dried up demand for oil, the price of hydrocarbons fell 75 percent.
Hydrocarbons are an amazingly energy-dense and affordable form of storage for the energy needed to propel a vehicle.Would Putting a Price on Carbon Pave the Way for Electric Cars?|Megan McArdle|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Other volatile hydrocarbons of like origin are often confounded with eupione by chemical writers.
The compounds derived from crude petroleum are composed principally of hydrogen and carbon and are termed “Hydrocarbons.”Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
The hydrocarbons consist largely of benzene, which requires three times as much air for complete combustion as acetylene does.
Hydrocarbons are necessarily borrowed from the vegetable foods.
The hydrocarbons constitute a most important series of organic compounds.