Definition of Petroleum. Meaning of Petroleum. Synonyms of Petroleum

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petroleum benzine
Benzine Ben"zine, n. [From Benzoin.] (Chem.) 1. A liquid consisting mainly of the lighter and more volatile hydrocarbons of petroleum or kerosene oil, used as a solvent and for cleansing soiled fabrics; -- called also petroleum spirit, petroleum benzine. Varieties or similar products are gasoline, naphtha, rhigolene, ligroin, etc. 2. Same as Benzene. [R.] Note: The hydrocarbons of benzine proper are essentially of the marsh gas series, while benzene proper is the typical hydrocarbon of the aromatic series.
petroleum spirit
Benzine Ben"zine, n. [From Benzoin.] (Chem.) 1. A liquid consisting mainly of the lighter and more volatile hydrocarbons of petroleum or kerosene oil, used as a solvent and for cleansing soiled fabrics; -- called also petroleum spirit, petroleum benzine. Varieties or similar products are gasoline, naphtha, rhigolene, ligroin, etc. 2. Same as Benzene. [R.] Note: The hydrocarbons of benzine proper are essentially of the marsh gas series, while benzene proper is the typical hydrocarbon of the aromatic series.

Meaning of Petroleum from wikipedia

- name petroleum covers both naturally occurring unprocessed crude oil and petroleum products that consist of refined crude oil. A fossil fuel, petroleum is...
- Petroleum jelly, petrolatum, white petrolatum, soft paraffin, or multi-hydrocarbon, CAS number 8009-03-8, is a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons (with...
- An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where petroleum (crude oil) is transformed and refined into useful products such...
- Company (now Mamoura Diversified Global Holding) and the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) merged. In June 2016, it was announced that...
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation which is under the ownership of the Ministry of Petroleum and...
- The petroleum industry, also known as the oil industry or the oil patch, includes the global processes of exploration, extraction, refining, transportation...
- Petroleum spirit(s) may refer to: Gasoline (or petrol), a clear petroleum-derived flammable liquid that is used primarily as a fuel Petroleum ether, liquid...
- BP plc (official styling BP p.l.c., formerly The British Petroleum Company plc and BP Amoco plc) is a British oil and gas company headquartered in London...
- Petroleum ether is the petroleum fraction consisting of aliphatic hydrocarbons and boiling in the range 35–60 °C, and commonly used as a laboratory solvent...
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is an Indian government-owned oil and gas explorer and producer. It is under the ownership of Ministry of...