Words Like PARAFFIN
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12 Alternative Words Similar to paraffin
10 definitions of paraffin
a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
(British usage) kerosine
from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings
A waxy white or colorless solid hydrocarbon mixture used to make candles, wax paper, lubricants, and sealing materials. Also called paraffin wax.
Chemistry A member of the alkane series.
Chiefly British Kerosene.
To saturate, impregnate, or coat with paraffin.
The collective name for compounds of the marsh-gas series which have the general formula CnH2n + 2—that is, two more than twice as many hydrogen atoms as carbon atoms.
Specifically, in com. and manufacturing, a substance obtained by the dry distillation of wood, peat, bituminous coal, wax, etc.
Petroleum or kerosene.