Wacker process

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Etymology[edit]

Developed by the company Wacker Chemie, owned by the Wacker family.

Proper noun[edit]

Wacker process

  1. (chemistry) The oxidation of ethylene to acetaldehyde in the presence of palladium(II) chloride as the catalyst.