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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

(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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No entanto, numa outra entrevista, Bloch admite que "Naphta personifica, em certa medida, nos dois" (LOWY, 2008, p.
The ruff is associated with both Hans' German grandfather and with Spain: with Philip II, the Escorial palace and the Inquisition as well as with Leo Naphta, the Jesuit order founded in sixteenth-century Spain by Ignatius Loyola and the spilling of blood through state-sponsored torture.
y otros cuatro autores; Characterization of pyrolytic light naphta from vacuum pyrolysis of used tyres.
Paginas premonitorias para este intelectual comunista de primeiro plano, do qual Thomas Mann tomara, em 1924, o destino atraves do personagem de Naphta em La montagne magique (A Montanha Magica).
Este largo proceso nos muestra esa transformacion, al mismo tiempo que el cambio substancial en su forma de apreciar el vivir, influido por dos figuras que quieren conquistarlo: Settembrini, el moderno racionalista, ateo y liberal, y Naphta, el asceta burgues.
En el debate a muerte entre Settembrini y Naphta veia ecos cercanos y me posicionaba con el primero: "Un joven culto no es una hoja de papel en blanco; es, por el contrario, una hoja sobre la que ya ha sido todo escrito con tinta simpatica, tanto lo bueno como lo malo, y es mision del educador el revelar lo bueno y borrar lo malo que trata de manifestarse." Despues de cinco anos como profesor de literatura en Barcelona, me veo a mi mismo con el codo apoyado en la ventana del Volkswagen Senda leyendo eso.
GE will provide five centrifugal compressors and three reciprocating compressors, all driven by electric motors, for use with the expanded plant's naphta hydrotreater and continuous catalytic reformer.
However last year, 17% of India's output, or 21.5 million tonnes of gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, naphta, and host of industrial fuels worth US$10.54 billion were shipped to dozens of countries.
Despite his young age and a certain philosophical immaturity (he has not met Naphta, who will inspire him to seek answers to most vital questions), he is richer than his Mann-invented predecessor because he experiences an encounter with the culture of an oppressed nation.
The rule holds true too for male seducers, who are likely to be sexually ambiguous (Settembrini) or Jewish (Naphta) or Catholic (Naphta again).
(20) En su monumental novela La montana magica, Thomas Mann enfrenta a los personajes de Settembrini y Naphta en una densa y extensa controversia.
Settembrini es la antitesis del oscuro Naphta, curiosamente profesor de latin y jesuita que encarna los nuevos valores de la Europa de la primera mitad del siglo XX.