aromatization

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aromatization

[ə‚rō·məd·ə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Conversion of any nonaromatic hydrocarbon structure to aromatic hydrocarbon, particularly petroleum.
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More aromatisation indicated higher degree of maturity of humus (Kononova 1966; Schnitzer 1977; Sanyal 2001).
An aromatisation system has been integrated into the machine design for aromatisation of coffee immediately prior to filling, but it can be slid to one side to be used as a standalone unit for aromatisation of product into tote bins or sacks.
Aromatisation of androgens by muscle and adipose tissue in vivo.
As mentioned above, the formation of molecular hydrogen under thermal destruction of kerogen and decomposition of shale oil is mainly the result of recombination of H atoms released from hydroaromatic structures during the process of their aromatisation. One hydroaromatic structural unit (cyclic >C[H.sub.2] group) evolves one H atom.