[min-er-uh-loid] /ˈmɪn ər əˌlɔɪd/
a substance that does not have a definite chemical formula or crystal form.
noun 1. a colorless, oily, almost tasteless, water-insoluble liquid, usually of either a standard light density (light mineral oil) or a standard heavy density (heavy mineral oil) consisting of mixtures of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum by distillation: used chiefly as a lubricant, in the manufacture of cosmetics, and in medicine as a laxative. noun 1. […]
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for asphalt
noun, (usually used with a plural verb) 1. a volatile distillation product of petroleum, used as a thinner for paints and varnishes. Compare (def 1). noun a refined distillate of petroleum used as a paint thinner; also called white spirits
noun 1. a spring of water that contains a significant amount of dissolved minerals. noun 1. a spring of water that contains a high proportion of dissolved mineral salts