Paraffin synonyms

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Any of a series of saturated hydrocarbons with open chains, having the formula CnH2n+2: these compounds are sometimes said to be in the methane or paraffin series
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(British usage) kerosine
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A waxy white solid hydrocarbon mixture used to make candles, wax paper, lubricants, and sealing materials.
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A series consisting of the alkanes, with methane as the first member
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A group of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons having the general formula Cn H2n+2 , the simplest and most abundant of which is methane.
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Find another word for paraffin. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for paraffin, like: alkane, kerosene, paraffin series, paraffin oil, paraffin-wax, meths, parafin, mineral-oil, firelighter, acetylene and propane.