petroleum jelly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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petroleum jellynoun [U]

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a ​clearsubstance made from ​petroleum, used as a ​base for ​medicines that are ​rubbed into the ​skin, and also for making ​parts in a ​machinemoveeasily against each other
(Definition of petroleum jelly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 石油冻,矿脂…
in Chinese (Traditional) 凡士林…
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