steam reforming

noun

chem a process in which methane from natural gas is heated, with steam, usually with a catalyst, to produce a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen used in organic synthesis and as a fuel

Nearby words

  1. steam iron,
  2. steam jacket,
  3. steam locomotive,
  4. steam organ,
  5. steam point,
  6. steam room,
  7. steam shovel,
  8. steam table,
  9. steam trap,
  10. steam turbine

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