Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of kerosene.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters

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Examples

  • This can be overcome by adding a small amount of an illuminant such as kerosine, vegetable oil, or animal fat.

    1 Production and Use

  • Also good is the scene at around 1: 10 where they throw a bucket of kerosine over the monster and the woman behind him.

    Sunday Cinema: The Thing from Another World (1951)

  • The mood in Haiti today reminds one of the wanly flickering orange glow of the kerosine lamps that Haiti's market women - known as ti machann - use to illuminate their wares as they work late into the night.

    Michael Deibert: Notes from Haiti's Long Hot Summer

  • The mood in Haiti today reminds one of the wanly flickering orange glow of the kerosine lamps that Haiti's market women - known as ti machann - use to illuminate their wares as they work late into the night.

    Michael Deibert: Notes from Haiti's Long Hot Summer

  • Example, Mantles and wicks for old kerosine and gas lamps.

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  • I made it back to my loft, safely, and I lit my kerosine lamp which made my room glow pleasantly.

    Black Mind

  • Example, Mantles and wicks for old kerosine and gas lamps.

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  • Example, Mantles and wicks for old kerosine and gas lamps.

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  • Example, Mantles and wicks for old kerosine and gas lamps.

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  • Example, Mantles and wicks for old kerosine and gas lamps.

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