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petróleo

petróleo(
peh
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troh
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leh
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oh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (mining product)
a. oil
El precio del barril de petróleo ha subido un diez por ciento desde enero.The price of a barrel of oil has gone up by ten percent since January.
b. petroleum
Las compañías energéticas están siempre a la búsqueda de nuevas fuentes de petróleo.Energy companies are continuously in search of new sources of petroleum.
2. (combustible)
a. kerosene
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las lámparas de petróleo hicieron su aparición a mediados del siglo XIX.Kerosene lamps appeared in the middle of the 19th century.
b. paraffin (United Kingdom)
Cuatro farolas de petróleo iluminaban la plaza del ayuntamiento.Four paraffin street lanterns lit up the town hall square.
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petróleo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. oil, petroleum
petróleo crudocrude oil
petróleo
(Minería) oil; petroleum; (Latinoamérica) (kerosene) paraffin
petróleo combustible fuel oil
petróleo crudo crude oil
petróleo de alumbrado paraffin (oil); kerosene; (EEUU)
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