a flammable, low-boiling hydrocarbon mixture produced by the fractional distillation of petroleum, used as a solvent.
a volatile mixture of the higher alkane hydrocarbons, obtained as a fraction of petroleum and used as a solvent
- Petroleum benzin
petroleum benzin pe·tro·le·um ben·zin (pə-trō’lē-əm běn’zĭn) n. See benzine.
[pi-trol-ik] /pɪˈtrɒl ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or produced from . /pɛˈtrɒlɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, containing, or obtained from petroleum
/ˈpɛtrəlˌhɛd/ noun 1. (informal) a person who is excessively interested in or is devoted to travelling by car
[pe-truh-lif-er-uh s] /ˌpɛ trəˈlɪf ər əs/ adjective 1. (of a rock or geologic formation) containing or yielding .