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