hydrocarbons


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hydrocarbons (hīˈ·drō·kärˑ·bnz),

n.pl compounds that only contain carbon and hydrogen atoms, such as alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, terpenes, and arenes.
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According to S&P analysts, on average, hydrocarbon revenues constitute 46 per cent of nominal GDP and three-quarters of total exports of the six GCC countries with dependence on hydrocarbon revenues appears to be increasing.
Two of these appear to have very broad specificity to both aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons.
Great Lakes said the switch to hydrocarbons has reduced the ability of the standard hot-plate test to predict flammability performance of PIR roofing boards in the Factory Mutual Calorimeter test (FM 4450).
As for Ray's third claim--that hydrocarbons come from trees--here she was particularly devious.
Coal is considered a live carbon if it has not evolved its hydrocarbon gases.
They account for about one-quarter of the hydrocarbons emitted into the air.
The second group, of increasing average molecular weight, with an ever-increasing proportion of slightly branched chain or "iso alkane" hydrocarbons, is the so-called intermediate wax group, where carbon numbers of the components can range from the low 20s to the upper 50s, and where the `normal' or alkane hydrocarbon reduces progressively with increasing average molecular weight from about 70% to about 30% of the whole.
com/research/b0fd7f9f/advances_in_clean) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Advances in Clean Hydrocarbon Fuel Processing: Science and Technology" to their offering.
The report added: "However, given Saudi Arabia's sizable population despite having the largest hydrocarbons output and reserves of the GCC countries, its relative position in per capita terms is significantly reduced.
Summary: Gazprom was announced the winner of the hydrocarbon exploration and development tender for the onshore area El Assel located in the Berkine Basin of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
At least one large, very dark region--dubbed by a researcher's daughter the "Halloween Cat" because of its shape--may be a hydrocarbon lake, says Charles Elachi, JPL director and team leader for the radar instrument.
Parental exposure to medications and hydrocarbons and ras mutations in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group.