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“turpentine” in British English

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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)

“turpentine” in American English

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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)