oxyl process

noun
ox·​yl process | \ ˈäksə̇l- \

Definition of oxyl process

: a modified Fischer-Tropsch process for synthesizing alcohols from carbon monoxide and hydrogen under pressure in the presence of a usually iron catalyst — compare oxo process sense 2

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ox- entry 1 + -yl

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“Oxyl process.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxyl%20process. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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