Translation of kerosene in Spanish:

kerosene

Pronunciation: /ˈkerəsiːn/
kerosine

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • queroseno (masculine), kerosene (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) kerosene lamp lámpara (feminine) de queroseno or kerosene
    More example sentences
    • 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.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.