commercial paraffin

технический парафин

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • paraffin — /par euh fin/, n. 1. a white or colorless, tasteless, odorless, water insoluble, solid substance not easily acted upon by reagents, consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons chiefly of the alkane series, obtained from crude petroleum: used in… …   Universalium

  • par|af|fin — «PAR uh fihn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a colorless or white, almost tasteless substance, like wax, used for making candles and for sealing jars of jelly or jam; paraffin wax. Paraffin has no odor and is a solid at ordinary temperatures. It is… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • petroleum — petroleous, adj. /peuh troh lee euhm/, n. an oily, thick, flammable, usually dark colored liquid that is a form of bitumen or a mixture of various hydrocarbons, occurring naturally in various parts of the world and commonly obtained by drilling:… …   Universalium

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  • explosive — explosively, adv. explosiveness, n. /ik sploh siv/, adj. 1. tending or serving to explode: an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an explosion: explosive violence. 3. likely to lead to… …   Universalium

  • Kerosene lamp — The kerosene lamp (widely known in Britain as a paraffin lamp) is any type of lighting device which uses kerosene (paraffin) as a fuel. There are two main types of kerosene lamp which work in different ways, the wick lamp and the pressure lamp… …   Wikipedia

  • Wax — For other uses, see Wax (disambiguation). Cetyl palmitate, a typical wax ester …   Wikipedia

  • technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …   Universalium

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