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kerosenenoun [U]

us   /ˈker·əˌsin, ˌker·əˈsin/
a type of clear oil that is used as a fuel, esp. for heating and lighting
(Definition of kerosene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kerosene”
in Korean 등유…
in Arabic بارافين, كاز…
in Malaysian minyak tanah…
in French kérosène…
in Russian керосин…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於加熱器或油燈的)煤油,火油…
in Italian paraffina…
in Turkish gaz, gaz yağı…
in Polish nafta…
in Spanish queroseno, querosén…
in Vietnamese dầu lửa…
in Portuguese querosene…
in Thai น้ำมันก๊าด…
in German das Kerosin…
in Catalan querosè…
in Japanese 灯油…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于加热器或油灯的)煤油,火油…
in Indonesian minyak tanah…
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