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turpentinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɜː.pən.taɪn/  us   /ˈtɝː.pən.taɪn/ (informal turps )
a clear liquid with a strong smell that burns easily. It is sometimes used in products for removing paint from brushes.
(Definition of turpentine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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turpentinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɜr·pənˌtɑɪn/
a strong-smelling, colorless liquid used to thin paint
(Definition of turpentine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turpentine”
in Spanish trementina, aguarrás…
in Vietnamese nhựa thông…
in Malaysian turpentin…
in Thai น้ำมันสน…
in French térébenthine…
in German das Terpentin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 松节油…
in Turkish terebentin, neft yağı…
in Russian скипидар…
in Indonesian terpentin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 松節油…
in Polish terpentyna…
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