syngas

noun
syn·​gas | \ ˈsin-ˌgas How to pronounce syngas (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web In reality, this process is significantly more complicated, and requires an intermediate step, where the carbon dioxide and water are converted into carbon monoxide and hydrogen, commonly referred to as syngas. Vikram Mittal, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 The process of converting syngas into liquid hydrocarbon fuels is not new. Eric Tegler, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 Synthetic liquid fuels are typically a mix of carbon monoxide and hydrogen known as syngas. Eric Tegler, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 Given the existing fuel infrastructure, most maritime fuel cell demonstration projects today have to store liquid hydrogen or use onboard systems that convert natural gas or other fuel to hydrogen-rich syngas. Jing Sun, The Conversation, 11 June 2021 Budris said the company is simply splitting up the process – heating the waste to 1,400 degrees in the absence of oxygen to avoid combustion, but byproducts such as syngas, tar and oils end up being burned. BostonGlobe.com, 15 Apr. 2021 Gasifiers are essentially tanks that produce synthetic gas mixtures known as syngas. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 13 Nov. 2020 Gasifiers are essentially tanks that produce synthetic gas mixtures known as syngas. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 13 Nov. 2020 Gasifiers are essentially tanks that produce synthetic gas mixtures known as syngas. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 13 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of syngas

1975, in the meaning defined above

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1 Dec 2021

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“Syngas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngas. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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