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pe·tro·le·um ben·zin

purified, low boiling fractions distilled from petroleum consisting of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the methane series; it is highly flammable, and its vapors, when mixed with air and ignited, may explode; used as a solvent.

naphtha

/naph·tha/ (naf´thah) any of various volatile liquid hydrocarbon mixtures from petroleum, natural gas, or coal tar, sometimes specifically petroleum benzoin or ligroin; used as solvents, dry cleaning fluids, in synthesis, in varnishes, or as fuels.

naphtha

(1) A petroleum distillation product.
(2) Gasoline (UK); now, more commonly, petrol.

naphtha

(năf′thă)
1. A volatile inflammable liquid distilled from carbonaceous substances.
2. Petroleum, esp. more volatile varieties.
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The aromatics, which include benzenes and naptha, are valuable petrochemical feedstocks for the plastics industry.
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