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paraffin

synonym (synonym of paraffin)

  • (noun.substance)
    from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    (British usage) kerosine (noun.substance)
     

hypernym (paraffin IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (British usage) kerosine (noun.substance)
    a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters (noun.substance)
     
  • a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) (noun.substance)
    organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative (noun.substance)
     
  • from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings (noun.substance)
    any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water (noun.substance)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF paraffin relation)

  • a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) (noun.substance)
    occurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a colorless volatile highly flammable liquid obtained from petroleum and used as an anesthetic or a solvent or in determining octane ratings (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel (noun.substance)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym paraffin wax alkane alkane series paraffin oil coal oil kerosene kerosine aliphatic compound wax butane amine c2h6 ethane heptane hexane

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