synthesis gas


Definition of synthesis gas

: a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen used especially in chemical synthesis

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Recent Examples on the Web About 40 miles from the site, engineers from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I) are working to deliver the GCA project’s API617 multi-stage centrifugal synthesis gas and ammonia refrigeration compressor trains. Johnny Wood, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 Catalysts, along with heat and pressure, could then transform synthesis gas into gasoline and other liquid hydrocarbons. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of synthesis gas

circa 1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Synthesis gas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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