[pe-truh-graf, -grahf] /ˈpɛ trəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
a rock inscription or painting
[pi-trog-ruh-fee] /pɪˈtrɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the branch of petrology dealing with the description and classification of rocks, especially by microscopic examination. /pɛˈtrɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the branch of petrology concerned with the description and classification of rocks petrog petrography (pə-trŏg’rə-fē) The description and classification of rocks, especially by means of microscopic analysis.
[pe-truh l] /ˈpɛ trəl/ noun 1. British. . 2. Archaic. . verb (used with object), petrolled, petrolling. 3. British. to clean with . 1. . /ˈpɛtrəl/ noun 1. any one of various volatile flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, mainly hexane, heptane, and octane, obtained from petroleum and used as a solvent and a fuel for […]
[pe-truh-ley-tuh m, -lah-] /ˌpɛ trəˈleɪ təm, -ˈlɑ-/ noun 1. a yellowish or whitish, translucent, gelatinous, oily, semisolid, amorphous mass obtained from : used as a lubricant, rust preventive, in the manufacture of cosmetics, and in medicine as a protective dressing, emollient, and ointment base. /ˌpɛtrəˈleɪtəm/ noun 1. a translucent gelatinous substance obtained from petroleum; used […]
noun, British. 1. . noun 1. a home-made incendiary device, consisting of a bottle filled with petrol and stoppered with a wick, that is thrown by hand; Molotov cocktail verb 2. (transitive) to attack with petrol bombs