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- noun A colorless-to-amber semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum and used in lubricants and medicinal ointments.
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- noun A pale
yellow semisolid mixtureof hydrocarbonsobtained from petroleum; used in lubricantsand ointments.
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- noun a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication
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