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Oil used as fuel and in chemical products

barrel

noun

a unit for measuring crude oil

benzene

noun

a liquid obtained from petroleum (=a type of oil), used for making plastics and liquids for cleaning

black gold

noun

oil found underground, considered as a valuable product that will make you rich

crude

noun

oil that is still in its natural state and has not yet been refined for use by chemical processes

derv

noun

the diesel that is used instead of petrol in some types of engine

diesel

noun

heavy oil used as fuel instead of petrol in some engines

fuel

noun

petrol or diesel used in vehicles

gas

noun

petrol

gasoline

noun

petrol

high-octane

adjective

high-octane petrol makes the engine of a vehicle work very well and quietly

kerosene

noun

paraffin

lead-free

adjective

lead-free petrol and paints do not contain lead

lead replacement petrol

noun

a type of petrol used by vehicles that cannot use lead-free petrol

LPG

noun

liquefied petroleum gas: a fuel that is a mixture of hydrocarbon gases in liquid form

oil

noun

a thick dark smooth liquid from under the ground, used for making petrol and other fuels

oil

noun

relating to this liquid

oil

noun

a thick smooth liquid used in an engine, so it will work smoothly

paraffin

noun

a clear oil with a strong smell that is used for fuel. The American word is kerosene.

paraffin

noun

paraffin wax

paraffin wax

noun

a white substance used for making candles

petrol

noun

a liquid used as fuel for cars and other vehicles. The American word is gasoline

petroleum

noun

oil found under the ground or under the bottom of the sea and used for making petrol for cars and chemical products

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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