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kerosene

noun [U]     /ˈkerəsiːn/ US ( UK paraffin)
oil used for heating and in lamps (= equipment that produces light) Petroleum products especially when used as fuelFuels
Translations of “kerosene”
in Arabic بارافين, كاز…
in Korean 등유…
in Malaysian minyak tanah…
in French kérosène…
in Turkish gaz, gaz yağı…
in Italian paraffina…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於加熱器或油燈的)煤油,火油…
in Russian керосин…
in Polish nafta…
in Vietnamese dầu lửa…
in Spanish queroseno, querosén…
in Portuguese querosene…
in Thai น้ำมันก๊าด…
in German das Kerosin…
in Catalan querosè…
in Japanese 灯油…
in Indonesian minyak tanah…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于加热器或油灯的)煤油,火油…
(Definition of kerosene from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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