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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from a natural gas.

Usage examples (30)
  • Banning lead in petrol is responsible for declining crime rates in Britain, the United States and other countries, startling new research suggests.
  • He had made what neighbours describe as petrol bombs.
  • While still alive he is doused in petrol and set ablaze.
  • The attackers overpowered and slashed him, doused him in petrol and struck a match. for more
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