from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The residuum from the distillation of Russian petroleum after the more volatile hydrocarbons, up to and including kerosene or illuminating oil, have been driven off.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A thick liquid residuum obtained in the distillation of Russian petroleum, much used as fuel.


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