benzine

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noun ben·zine \ˈben-ˌzēn, ben-ˈ\

Definition of benzine

  1. :  any of various volatile flammable petroleum distillates used especially as solvents or as motor fuels

Origin and Etymology of benzine

German Benzin, from benz-


First Known Use: 1835


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benzine

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noun ben·zine \ˈben-ˌzēn, ben-ˈ\

Medical Definition of benzine

  1. :  any of various volatile flammable petroleum distillates used especially as solvents or as motor fuels


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