hydrofining

noun
hy·​dro·​fin·​ing

Definition of hydrofining

: a process for improving the quality of gasoline and other petroleum products by treating with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst at a temperature below that at which decomposition takes place — compare hydroforming

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History and Etymology for hydrofining

hydr- + -fining (from refining)

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“Hydrofining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrofining. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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