1. petrochemical

noun. ['ˌpɛtroʊˈkɛmɪkəl'] any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas.

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Words that Rhyme with Petrochemical

  • electrochemical
  • photochemical
  • biochemical
  • demichele

Example sentences of the word petrochemical


1. Noun, singular or mass
Acrylic fibers come from acrylonitrile -- a petrochemical -- first made in Germany in the early 1800s.

2. Adjective
PVA glues are relatively inexpensive and non-toxic through contact with skin; however, they do contain petrochemical compounds.

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