Recent Examples of kerosene from the Web
Even as Trump lashes out at his critics and pours kerosene on the nation’s racial divisions, feckless congressional leaders continue to try to appease him.
Oklahoma State’s offense is white-hot, and the Panthers’ are pouring kerosene into its engine with their coverage blunders.
Even though subsidies for gasoline, diesel, and kerosene were eliminated in 2014, electricity prices are still well below the cost of production and transmission, which strains the country’s budget.
The company’s Raptor engine design is a cornerstone of that plan because it is supposed to run on methane and liquid oxygen instead of kerosene.
Families spend at least $5 each month for kerosene used for lighting.
The sources of illumination in his paintings are usually sunlight or kerosene lamps.
Eight minutes, and an unfathomable amount of liquid oxygen and kerosene, blessed by a sprinkling of holy water, courtesy of a bearded bear of a Russian priest.
There will be less light in households due to less kerosene, and less on-site power generation.
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First Known Use: 1854See Words from the same year
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