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synonyms for naphtha

  • crude oil
  • fossil fuel
  • fuel
  • gas
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • natural gas
  • petrol
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How to use naphtha in a sentence

It furnishes naphtha, and the stone called Gangitis,534 which drives away reptiles.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
He's perfectly grand, and I'm going to see if he won't give me a naphtha launch.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The naphtha will evaporate and leave a thin coating of firmly-adhering gutta percha behind.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 240, JUNE 3, 1854VARIOUS
Aaron, carrying the naphtha lantern, led the way across the strip of new-plowed soil.
BLIND MAN'S LANTERNALLEN KIM LANG
On breaking these masses, and laying open the fissures, the substance assumed the form of naphtha.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
If this be distilled, naphtha and other volatile matters escape, and asphalt is left behind.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
This is carefully spliced — cemented by means of a solution of rubber in naphtha, and the splice sewed by thick thread.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
Naphtha launches and electric yachts glide across the water.
AMERICAN INVENTIONS AND INVENTORSWILLIAM A. MOWRY
She was sitting by Sleepy and seemed to have mastered the art of running a naphtha launch.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
In other methods, naphtha or similar solvent liquids are used to dissolve the wool fats.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NAPHTHA

  • crude oil
  • fossil fuel
  • fuel
  • gas
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • naphtha
  • natural gas
  • petrol
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.