(also chiefly British kerosine)
Definition of kerosene in English:
nounchiefly North American
A light fuel oil obtained by distilling petroleum, used especially in jet engines and domestic heaters and lamps and as a cleaning solvent.
- Do not use kerosene or fuel oil emulsions as they can cause undesirable flavors in fish.
- The refinery is the nation's largest producer of gasoline, kerosene and other refined products.
- In the land of oil, they have to queue five hours a day to get kerosene or petrol.
Words that rhyme with kerosenedamascene • Plasticine
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan