Definition of 'hydrocarbon'
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The war-torn country is rich in hydrocarbons but current production is some 500,000 barrels per day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He thinks we should probably leave one third of the world's reserves of hydrocarbons right there where they are, in the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yesterday it confirmed that the well it has just finished drilling had found hydrocarbons and that'we are very encouraged by the findings so far'. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'hydrocarbon'
Used Occasionally. hydrocarbon is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'hydrocarbon'
British English: hydrocarbon NOUN
A hydrocarbon is a chemical compound that is a mixture of hydrogen and carbon.
Definition of hydrocarbon from the Collins English Dictionary
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