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Meaning of “hydrocarbon” in the English Dictionary

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hydrocarbonnoun [C]

/ˌhɑɪ·drəˈkɑr·bən/
biology, chemistry a chemical combination of hydrogen (= a gas) and carbon (= a chemical element that is in all animals and plants), found in fuels
(Definition of hydrocarbon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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hydrocarbonnoun [C]

uk   /ˌhaɪdrəʊˈkɑːbən/ us  
ENVIRONMENT a chemical combination of hydrogen and carbon, such as in oil or petrol: Hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide emissions from automobiles.
(Definition of hydrocarbon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hydrocarbon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 烃,碳氢化合物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烴,碳氫化合物…
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