Houdry process

noun Hou·dry process \ˈhüdrē-\

Definition of Houdry process

  1. :  a cracking process for making high-octane gasoline by passing oil vapors through a fixed bed of an aluminum silicate catalyst in the form of pellets

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Origin and Etymology of houdry process

after Eugene Houdry, born 1892 American engineer

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a brief usually trivial fact

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