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ker•o•sene



Pronunciation: (ker'u-sēn", kar'-, ker"u-sēn', kar"-), [key]
n.
a mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained by distilling petroleum, bituminous shale, or the like, and widely used as a fuel, cleaning solvent, etc.

adj.
using or fueled by kerosene: a kerosene lamp. Also,ker'o•sine".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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