petrochemie

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

the first syllable of petroleum (Latin) +‎ chemie 'chemistry' (via Latin chimia ultimately from Ancient Greek)

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

petrochemie f (plural petrochemies, diminutive petrochemietje n)

  1. Petrochemistry, the branch of chemistry working mainly with components of fossile oil
  2. (absolute use, with the definite article: de petrochemie) The corresponding, petrochemical branch of industry

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