straw oil

noun

Definition of straw oil

: a high-boiling petroleum distillate similar to gas oil used chiefly in purifying coke-oven gas and other industrial gases

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“Straw oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straw%20oil. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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