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Definition of "hydrotreating" [hydrotreating]

  • Present participle of hydrotreat. (verb)
  • A chemical engineering process in which reaction with hydrogen is used to remove impurities, especially as part of oil refining (noun)

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Use "hydrotreating" in a sentence
  • ""A lot of biomass processing technologies resemble a petroleum industry process called hydrotreating, which uses a lot of hydrogen," Bond said."
  • "Next comes distillation, thermal conversion, catalytic conversion, and hydrotreating."
  • "Catalytic hydrotreating is a hydrogenation process used to remove about 90% of contaminants such as nitrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and metals from liquid petroleum fractions."