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petroleum

 [pĕ-tro´le-um]
a thick natural oil obtained from beneath the earth. It consists of a mixture of various hydrocarbons of the paraffin and olefin series.

pe·tro·le·um

(pĕ-trō'lē-ŭm),
A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons found in the earth in various parts of the world and believed to be derived from fossilized animal and plant remains; the source of petrolatum, in addition to its use for lighting and heating purposes.
Synonym(s): coal oil, rock oil
[L. petra, rock, + oleum, oil]

pe·tro·le·um

(pĕ-trō'lē-ŭm)
A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons found in the earth in various parts of the world believed to be derived from fossilized animal and plant remains.
[L. petra, rock, + oleum, oil]
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L'article Abu Azaitar envoie au tapis le Bresilien Vitor Miranda est apparu en premier sur ALBAYANE .
Vitor's recovery would be a major bonus for the boss but he took part in only light sessions over the weekend before boarding the team flight from Tel Aviv yesterday morning.
We have garnered an international following due to the success Vitor has had in his time training with us and that has been fun to watch happen.”
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Meanwhile, Vitor Fernandes, the other deputy chairman of the executive board, will remain in office.
BRAZIL SQUAD: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan), Vitor (Gremio), Jefferson (Botafogo), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Inter Milan), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Andre Santos (Fenerbahce), Lucio (Inter Milan), David Luiz (Chelsea), Thiago Silva (AC Milan), Luizao (Benfica), Lucas (Liverpool), Ramires (Chelsea), Sandro (Tottenham), Elias (Atletico Madrid), Lucas (Sao Paulo), Henrique (Cruzeiro), Renato Augusto (Bayer Leverkusen), Jadson (Shakhtar Donetsk), Elano (Santos), Jonas (Valencia), Alexandre Pato (AC Milan), Nilmar (Villarreal), Neymar (Santos).
As a board member, Cocco replaced Vitor Segurado who resigned on Friday.
The drop in yield came after Vitor Constancio, the European Central Bank vice president, said that the European Financial Stability Facility would be adequate to help the Irish government prop up its economy in the same way it had helped Greece.
Abu Dhabi Adenor Leonardo Bacchi or 'Tite' took over the reins as chief coach of UFL defending champions Al Wahda and the club also saw their latest pro recruit Vitor Hugo Manique De Jesus train with the team.
It was the home side who made the first serious move in the 35th minute when Brazilian striker Vitor Hugo collected a flick from Mansoor Al Naaimi.
SERRAO, Vitor, O Fresco Maneirista do Paco de Vila Vicosa: Parnaso dos Duques de Braganca (1540-1640), Caxias, Casa de Massarelos-Fundacao da Casa de Braganca, 2008, 295 pags., ISBN: 978-972-9195-29-7.
The former Wales captain, enjoying an Indian summer in his club career, is already the most decorated player in English football history and Sunday's penalty shoot-out win over Spurs leaves him just two behind former Portugal goalkeeper Vitor Baia in global terms.