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English definition of “paraffin”

paraffin

noun [U] (LIQUID)    /ˈpær.ə.fɪn/ US  /ˈper-/ UK (US kerosene)
a clear liquid with a strong smell made from coal or petroleum and used as a fuel , especially in heaters and lights Petroleum products especially when used as fuelFuels
(Definition of paraffin noun (LIQUID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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