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The yellow blobs were later identified as paraffin wax, likely from a cargo ship that cleaned its tank too close to shore.
Paraffin wax is used in the manufacture of many products, including candles, crayons, and food additives.
Hoping to stretch pensions, retirees head to Latin America The most damning evidence, her family believes, was that a single bullet entered the left side of her head, but a paraffin test found no gunshot residue on her dominant left hand.
The Peregrine is powered by paraffin wax, which can also be found in your regular crayon or candle.
Gourand made his recording in London's Crystal Palace, using Edison's yellow paraffin cylinder — candle wax, essentially.
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paraffinicplay \ˌpar-ə-ˈfin-ik\ adjective
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