Rock+oil

  • 1 Rock oil — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …

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  • 2 Rock oil — can refer to either: * Naphtha * Petroleum, which literally means rock oil * Rock oil (Scotland) a substance gathered off sea rocks and used medicinally …

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  • 3 rock oil — n. chiefly Brit. term for PETROLEUM …

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  • 4 rock oil — noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons • Syn: ↑petroleum, ↑crude oil, ↑crude, ↑fossil oil, ↑oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil, ↑fossil fuel • Hy …

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  • 5 rock oil — Naphtha Naph tha (n[a^]f th[.a] or n[a^]p th[.a]), n. [L. naphtha, Gr. na fqa, fr.Ar. nafth, nifth.] 1. (Chem.) The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called {crude petroleum}, {mineral …

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  • 6 rock-oil — n. Petroleum, rock tar, mineral oil, naphtha, Barbadoes tar, Seneca oil, stone oil …

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  • 7 rock oil — noun Date: 1668 petroleum …

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  • 8 rock oil — petroleum. [1660 70; trans. of ML petroleum] * * * …

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  • 9 rock oil — noun naphtha …

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  • 10 rock oil — /ˈrɒk ɔɪl/ (say rok oyl) noun → petroleum (def. 1) …

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  • 11 rock-oil — …

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  • 12 Rock oil (Scotland) — Rock oil (Scottish Gaelic: Ola nan creag ), is an ointment made from a thin film obtained on rocks by the sea, and used for a relief for burns and scalds.It is not to be confused with petroleum which literally means the same.References* Ola nan… …

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  • 13 Oil Creek State Park — Pennsylvania State Park Natural Monument (IUCN III) …

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  • 14 Oil — (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc. They are of …

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  • 15 Oil bag — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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  • 16 Oil beetle — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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  • 17 Oil box — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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  • 18 Oil cake — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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  • 19 Oil cellar — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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  • 20 Oil cock — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …

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