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pet•ro•lene



Pronunciation: (pe'tru-lēn"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/petrolene.html on line 73 [key]
n.
any of the constituents of a bitumen, as asphalt, that are soluble in pentane, hexane, or naphthalene. Also called malthene. Cf. asphaltene.

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

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