paraffin


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from crude petroleum

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a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

(British usage) kerosine

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Ernesto Fajardo and William Duron, the village watchmen tagged in the incident, were among the 10 persons who tested positive in the paraffin test.
Paraffin wax market is projected to witness significant growth with growing demand for candles in key consuming economies during the forecast period.
It is estimated between 50-70% of the oil beneath the stripper well cannot be removed for three reasons — pressure, permeability and paraffin.
It brings to the fore the serious potential fire-related dangers associated with the use of paraffin (kerosene) stoves as a cheap and readily available alternative source of energy for cooking, heating and lighting.
Paraffin is omnipresent in our everyday lives: it is used in the waxes covering cheeses, in chewing gum, in skincare products and candles among others.
Some of familiar PCM's are, Paraffin Wax, Fatty Acids, PEG etc.
Among the solvents studied for gel-spinning UHMWPE fiber, paraffin oil and decahydronaphthalene (also known as decalin) are arguably the most successful spin-solvents used in industrial manufacturing.
DESIGNED for 'problematic dry, sensitive or eczema prone skin', Cetraben contains a balance of light liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin and glycerine and promises to work in harmony with the skin.
Made of vinyl, the nonwoven, continuous filament-bonded ViSpa material is durable, withstands paraffin spillage, and is resistant to mold, mildew, most acids, solvents and bleach.
Malcera makes paraffin and asphaltene inhibitors used to reclaim oil products from waste water and solids.
Mr Powell's film, Paraffin, is a mixed-media film about an extraordinary tale of paternal love, hope, futility, pessimism and Paraffin.
5,14) Paraffin baiting technique, paraffin agar, and media with or without anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agents (13,15-18) were all used for isolation of Nocardia spp.
From the crude oil, he went on to create paraffin for lamps and lubricants for machinery.
Objective: Post-traumatic stiff hand is common a condition which causes pain and disability, the paraffin wax bath and joint mobilizations have the key role in its rehabilitation.
The present study was undertaken to determine the incidence of mycobacterial infections in lower respiratory tract in HIV seropositive patients with special emphasis on the use of paraffin slide culture for the isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria and Nocardia.