Stoddard solvent

noun Stod·dard solvent \ˈstädə(r)d-\
variants: less commonly

Stoddard's solvent

Definition of Stoddard solvent

  1. :  a straight-run petroleum naphtha fraction of low flammability containing principally aliphatic hydrocarbons and conforming to specifications (such as water-white color, distillation range 300° to 400° F, and flash point over 100° F) for use chiefly in dry cleaning — compare petroleum spirit

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Origin and Etymology of stoddard solvent

from the name Stoddard

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