kĕr'ə-sēn', kăr'-, kĕr'ə-sēn', kăr'-
A substance that produces useful energy when it undergoes a chemical or nuclear reaction. Fuel such as coal, wood, oil, or gas provides energy when burned. Compounds in the body such as glucose are broken down into simpler compounds to provide energy for metabolic processes. Some radioactive substances, such as plutonium and tritium, provide energy by undergoing nuclear fission or fusion.
To lubricate, supply, cover, or polish with oil.
Find another word for kerosene. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kerosene, like: lamp oil, fuel, parafin, oil, kerosine, paraffin, coal-oil, lighting oil, paraffin (British), and propane.