depropanize

transitive verb de·pro·pa·nize \(ˈ)dē¦prōpəˌnīz\

Definition of depropanize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to remove propane and sometimes lighter fractions from (something, such as cracked gasoline) by distillation

depropanizer

\-zə(r)\ noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of depropanize

de- + propane + -ize


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