[pi-trog-ruh-fee] /pɪˈtrɒg rə fi/
the branch of petrology dealing with the description and classification of rocks, especially by microscopic examination.
the branch of petrology concerned with the description and classification of rocks petrog
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
[pe-truh-leen] /ˈpɛ trəˌlin/ noun 1. any of the constituents of a bitumen, as asphalt, that are soluble in pentane, hexane, or naphthalene.