Definition of 'petroleum'
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We are particularly good at producing petroleum and mining engineers and these executives are highly sought after. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is almost as thick as petroleum jelly but soaks into skin well. The Sun (2013)Increased demand for liquid petroleum gas has led to a shortage of trained captains. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THERE was a time not long ago when liquid petroleum gas was hailed as an answer to rising fuel prices. The Sun (2008)Try to seal all the edges with petroleum jelly, but leave as little residue as possible so the mould is not deformed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A tanker carrying liquid petroleum gas was reported to have reached the port of Benghazi yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I have considered oil and liquefied petroleum gas but would rather install a more ecofriendly and cost-effective system. Times, Sunday Times (2006)About 5,000 vehicles have been granted exemption, including cars fuelled by liquid petroleum gas or electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Oil and gas companies are struggling to recruit skilled engineers, especially drilling and petroleum engineers, for their offshore plants. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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In Common Usage. petroleum is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'petroleum'
British English: petroleum NOUN
Petroleum is oil which is found under the surface of the Earth or under the sea bed. Petrol and paraffin are obtained from petroleum.
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