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paraffinnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpær.ə.fɪn/  us   /ˈper-/

paraffin noun [U] (LIQUID)

UK (US kerosene) a ​clearliquid with a ​strongsmell that is made from ​coal or petroleum , and used as a ​fuel, ​especially in heaters and ​lights

paraffin noun [U] (WAX)

(also paraffin wax) a ​white wax made from petroleum or ​coal, used ​especially to make ​candles
(Definition of paraffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paraffin”
in Korean 파라핀…
in Arabic بارافين, كاز…
in Malaysian minyak tanah…
in French (à) pétrole…
in Russian парафин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 煤油…
in Italian cherosene…
in Turkish gaz yağı, parafin…
in Polish nafta…
in Spanish queroseno (aceite), parafina (cera)…
in Vietnamese dầu hoả…
in Portuguese querosene…
in Thai พาราฟิน…
in German das Paraffin, Paraffin-……
in Catalan querosè…
in Japanese パラフィン, 灯油…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 煤油…
in Indonesian parafin…
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