naphtha

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naph·tha

noun \ˈnaf-thə, ÷ˈnap-\

Definition of NAPHTHA

1
:  any of various volatile often flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents
2
:  petroleum

Origin of NAPHTHA

Latin, from Greek, of Iranian origin; akin to Persian neft naphtha
First Known Use: 1543

naph·tha

noun \ˈnaf-thə, ˈnap-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NAPHTHA

: any of various volatile often flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents

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