petroleum ether


petroleum ether

petroleum ether EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a flammable, low-boiling hydrocarbon mixture produced by the fractional distillation of petroleum, used as a solvent. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of petroleum ether First recorded in 1865–70 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for petroleum ether Historical Examples of petroleum ether

  • The acid crystallized from the alcohol is then recrystallized several times from petroleum-ether.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884

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  • British Dictionary definitions for petroleum ether petroleum ether noun a volatile mixture of the higher alkane hydrocarbons, obtained as a fraction of petroleum and used as a solvent Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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