paraffin

paraffin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (wax)
a. la parafina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
All of our store's candles are made from paraffin.Todas las candelas de nuestra tienda están hechas de parafina.
2. (fuel) (United Kingdom)
a. el queroseno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Our camping stove uses paraffin as fuel.Nuestra estufa para camping utiliza queroseno como combustible.
b. el petróleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I need to buy more paraffin for the heater.Tengo que comprar más petróleo para el calentador.
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paraffin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el queroseno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
paraffin heaterestufa de petróleo
paraffin lamplámpara de queroseno
paraffin waxparafina f
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paraffin [ˈpærəfɪn]
noun
(Britain)(also paraffin oil) petróleo (m) (de alumbrado); queroseno (m); (wax) parafina (f);
modifier
paraffin heater (n) estufa (f) de parafina
paraffin lamp (n) quinqué (m)
paraffin wax (n) parafina (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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