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naphtha

noun naph·tha \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
NAPHTHA Defined for Kids

naphtha

noun naph·tha \ˈnaf-thə, ˈnap-thə\

Definition of NAPHTHA for Kids

:  any of various usually flammable liquids prepared from coal or petroleum and used especially to dissolve substances
Medical Dictionary

naphtha

noun naph·tha \ˈnaf-thə, ˈnap-\

Medical Definition of NAPHTHA

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

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