mineral oil definition

  • noun:
    • some of various light hydrocarbon essential oils, specially a distillate of petroleum.
    • A refined distillate of petroleum, made use of as a laxative.
    • any combination of aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons derived from petroleum employed for very many applications, not as a fuel
    • a distillate of petroleum (especially one utilized medicinally as a laxative or stool softener)
  • adjective:
    • See Naphtha, and Petroleum.

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