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Definition of Paraffin oil

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(British) hydrocarbon oil derived from petroleum; fuel oil
Paraffin oil Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
EIA Energy Glossary
A light-colored, wax-free oil obtained by pressing paraffin distillate.
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Paraffin oil Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Liquid paraffin may refer to:
  • Liquid paraffin (medicinal)
  • Mineral oil
  • In chemistry, a mixture of heavier alkanes

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Paraffin oil Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. British usage
(synonym) paraffin
(hypernym) kerosene, kerosine, lamp oil, coal oil