What is another word for kerosine?

Pronunciation: [kˈɛɹəsˌa͡ɪn] (IPA)

Kerosine is a flammable, colorless, and odorless liquid commonly used for lighting, heating, and cooking. It is also called paraffin or lamp oil and is easily available in any hardware or departmental stores. In some countries, it is known as kerosene or coal oil, and it is used in lamps, lanterns, stoves, and heaters. Moreover, it is often used as a fuel for jet engines and diesel engines. Kerosine also has several industrial applications, including in the production of pesticides, waxes, and polishes. Synonyms for kerosine include fossil fuel, fuel oil, and illuminating oil, which all refer to various forms of liquid hydrocarbons.

Synonyms for Kerosine:

What are the hypernyms for Kerosine?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    fossil fuel, hydrocarbon, petroleum product, aviation fuel, light oil.

Usage examples for Kerosine

They are obviously inspired by the noise and are bent heart and soul upon encouraging the laggards to join in, One of them, as he passes, shouts out that he sails by the P. and O. "Dindigul" the next day and intends to make a night of it; another is wearing the South African medal and says he earned it as fireman-serang on a troopship from these shores; while a third, in deference to the English guest, gives vent at intervals to a resonant "Hip, hip, Hurrah," which almost drowns the unmelodious efforts of the "maestro" with the kerosine-tin.
"By-Ways of Bombay"
S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
The lights made to revolve by means of clockwork, were fed with mineral oil, a refined kerosine; and the refraction was caused by highly polished metallic reflectors.
"By Water to the Columbian Exposition"
Johanna S. Wisthaler
So I kep' still, and would clean the head-board silently with kerosine and a woolen rag.
"Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician"
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)

Semantically related words: water heater, stove top, portable heater, natural gas, propane heater

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