ligroin definition

  • noun:
    • A volatile, flammable small fraction of petroleum, gotten by distillation and used as a solvent.
    • a petroleum small fraction boiling 75°-125°C utilized as a solvent and gas
    • A trade title used somewhat indefinitely for some regarding the volatile services and products acquired in refining crude petroleum. It's a complex and variable combination of several hydrocarbons, generally boils below 170° Fahr., and it is much more inflammable than safe kerosene. It is used as a solvent, as a carburetant for air gasoline, as well as illumination in unique lights.
    • That part of petroleum which includes a boiling-point between 90° and 120° C.

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