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Synonyms of paraffin

Noun


1. paraffin, paraffin wax, wax

usage: from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings

2. methane series, alkane series, alkane, paraffin series, paraffin, aliphatic compound

usage: a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

3. paraffin, paraffin oil, kerosene, kerosine, lamp oil, coal oil

usage: (British usage) kerosine

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