Oil

Oil
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Oil->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ oil
oil
fat
butter
cream
grease
tallow
suet
lard
dripping exunge|
blubber
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ glycerin
glycerin
stearin
elaine
oleagine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ soap
soap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ soft soap
soft soap
wax
cerement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ paraffin
paraffin
spermaceti
adipocere
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ petroleum
petroleum
mineral
mineral rock
mineral crystal
mineral oil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vegetable oil
vegetable oil
colza oil
olive oil
salad oil
linseed oil
cottonseed oil
soybean oil
nut oil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ animal oil
animal oil
neat's foot oil
train oil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ointment
ointment
unguent
liniment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aceite
aceite
amole
Barbados tar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fusel oil
fusel oil
grain oil
rape oil
seneca oil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hydrate of amyl
hydrate of amyl
ghee
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ heating oil
heating oil
-2 oil
distillate
residual oils
kerosene
jet fuel
gasoline
naphtha
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stearin
stearin

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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