polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon


Examples of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spokesman Nick Assendelft told the Free Press Monday that testing for polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, typically associated with oil and gas, were not detected at three sampling locations. Gina Kaufman, Detroit Free Press, 10 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon was in 1962

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“Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polynuclear%20aromatic%20hydrocarbon. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon

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