petroleum pentane

noun

Definition of petroleum pentane

: a mixture essentially of pentane and isopentane that occurs in petroleum and is separated therefrom by distillation below 50° C and that is used as a low-boiling solvent

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“Petroleum pentane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petroleum%20pentane. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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