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turpentinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɜr·pənˌtɑɪn/
a strong-smelling, ​colorlessliquid used to ​thinpaint
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turpentinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɜː.pən.taɪn/  us   /ˈtɝː-/ (informal turps )
a ​clearliquid with a ​strongsmell that ​burnseasily. It is sometimes used in ​products for ​removingpaint from ​brushes.
(Definition of turpentine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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