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kerosene

Pronunciation: /ˈkerəsiːn/
kerosine

Translation of kerosene in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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