Vaseline

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trademark Vas·e·line \ˈva-sə-ˌlēn, ˌva-sə-ˈlēn\

Definition of Vaseline

  1. —used for petroleum jelly


VASELINE Defined for English Language Learners

Vaseline

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trademark Vas·e·line \ˈva-sə-ˌlēn, ˌva-sə-ˈlēn\

Definition of Vaseline for English Language Learners

  • —used for a soft and thick substance (called petroleum jelly) that is used on a person's skin


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Vaseline

trademark Vas·e·line

Medical Definition of Vaseline

  1. —used for a preparation of petrolatum


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