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paraffin US English

A flammable, whitish, translucent, waxy solid consisting of a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons, obtained by distillation from petroleum or shale and used in candles, cosmetics, polishes, and sealing and waterproofing compounds

liquid paraffin US English

A colorless, odorless oily liquid consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum, used as a laxative

paraffin oil in paraffin US English

A colorless, flammable, oily liquid similarly obtained and used as fuel, especially kerosene