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paraffin

par·af·fin

paraffin

 
pronunciation:
pae r fihn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an odorless waxy white substance derived from petroleum, wood, or coal and used to make candles, sealing materials, and waxed paper.
definition 2: (chiefly British) a thin liquid fuel obtained by distilling petroleum, coal shale, or the like; kerosene.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: paraffined, paraffining, paraffins
definition: to cover or saturate with paraffin.