Definition of Hydrocarbon. Meaning of Hydrocarbon. Synonyms of Hydrocarbon

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Definition of Hydrocarbon

Hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbon Hy`dro*car"bon, n. [Hydro-, 2 + carbon.] (Chem.) A compound containing only hydrogen and carbon, as methane, benzene, etc.; also, by extension, any of their derivatives. Hydrocarbon burner, furnace, stove, a burner, furnace, or stove with which liquid fuel, as petroleum, is used.

Meaning of Hydrocarbon from wikipedia

- a hydrocarbon is an organic compound consisting entirely of hydrogen and carbon.: 620  Hydrocarbons are examples of group 14 hydrides. Hydrocarbons are...
- Hydrocarbon exploration (or oil and gas exploration) is the search by petroleum geologists and geophysicists for deposits of hydrocarbons, particularly...
- A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) is a hydrocarbon—a chemical compound containing only carbon and hydrogen—that is composed of multiple aromatic...
- Unsaturated hydrocarbons are hydrocarbons that have double or triple covalent bonds between adjacent carbon atoms. The term "unsaturated" means more hydrogen...
- aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR or AHR or ahr or ahR) or dioxin receptor is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AHR gene. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor...
- Hydrocarbon economy is a term referencing the global hydrocarbon industry and its relationship to world markets. Energy used mostly comes from three hydrocarbons:...
- Hydrocarbon poisoning is either the swallowing or breathing in of hydrocarbons. Swallowing hydrocarbons may result in symptoms include coughing or vomiting...
- In organic chemistry, hydrocarbons (compounds composed solely of carbon and hydrogen) are divided into two classes: aromatic compounds and aliphatic compounds...
- Hydrocarbon mixtures are a group of various volatile, highly flammable, mixtures used chiefly as nonpolar solvents. Hydrocarbon mixtures are composed...
- A hydrocarbon keratosis (also known as "pitch keratosis", "tar keratosis", and "tar wart") is a precancerous keratotic skin lesion that occurs in people...