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petrochemical

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noun pet·ro·chem·i·cal \ˌpe-trō-ˈke-mi-kəl\

Simple Definition of petrochemical

  • : a chemical that is made from petroleum or natural gas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of petrochemical

  1. :  a chemical isolated or derived from petroleum or natural gas

petrochemistry play \-ˈke-mə-strē\ noun

1942

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1942

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