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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures.

Usage examples (35)
  • Wax fillers for instance will repel or be softened by white spirit based wood dyes, naphtha stains and wax polish.
  • ( p. 165) calls the Greek fire: and the naphtha is known to abound between the Tigris and the Caspian Sea.
  • The naphtha is of two kinds, black naphtha or petroleum, and white naphtha, which is much preferred to the other.
  • Properly "naphtha," as it is both in the LXX. and the Vulgate, as well as in the Peshito-Syriac. for more
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