What is another word for naphtha?

39 synonyms found


[ nˈafθə], [ nˈafθə], [ n_ˈa_f_θ_ə]

Naphtha is a term used in the oil refining industry, and it also has synonyms or alternate names used interchangeably. These synonyms include white gas, ligroin, petroleum ether, or benzine. They all refer to a highly volatile, colorless liquid that evaporates quickly when exposed to air. Naphtha is used as a solvent in various industries, including paint and varnish, as well as in cleaning agents like lighter fluid. The term naphtha has been used to refer to a wide range of liquids, and its synonyms are used to distinguish between various types of naphtha with different boiling ranges and chemical compositions.

Related words: naphtha solubility, naphtha composition, naphtha properties, naphtha boiling point, naphtha in petroleum, naphtha from coal, naphtha from shale

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    What are the hypernyms for Naphtha?

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

      hydrocarbon, flammable liquid, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, oil distillates.

    What are the hyponyms for Naphtha?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

    Usage examples for Naphtha

    It was necessary to return with it; and, as men behind the lace-curtained caravans began to make ready the naphtha lights for the evening, we turned into another thoroughfare down which the purple and lamb's-wool and lavender and bright neckerchiefs poured as if down a river-bed.
    "The Debit Account"
    Oliver Onions
    For washing clothes I have found nothing to equal either Fels-naphtha or Frank Siddal's Soap.
    "Camp and Trail"
    Stewart Edward White
    He, I cannot doubt, had invented a machine in which, like myself, he made use of steam or naphtha.
    "The Mark Of Cain"
    Andrew Lang

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