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Meaning of naphtha

naph•tha

Pronunciation: (naf'thu, nap'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, volatile petroleum distillate, usually an intermediate product between gasoline and benzine, used as a solvent, fuel, etc. Cf.
  2. any of various similar liquids distilled from other products.
  3. petroleum.
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