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kerosene

noun [U] uk   /ˈker.ə.siːn/ us  
a clear liquid with a strong smell made from coal or petroleum and used as a fuel in jet engines ( UK paraffin) this liquid when used as a fuel in heaters and lights
Translations of “kerosene”
in Korean 등유…
in Arabic بارافين, كاز…
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 Spanish queroseno, querosén…
in Portuguese querosene…
in German das Kerosin…
in Catalan querosè…
in Japanese 灯油…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于加热器或油灯的)煤油,火油…
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