Naphtha

A generic term applied to a petroleum fraction with an approximate boiling range between 122 and 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Naphtha

Straight-run gasoline fractions. Used as a feedstock for reforming and as a petrochemical feedstock.

naphtha

[n] - any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures
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Naphtha

Volatile solvent distilled from petroleum used for cleanup and to thin solvent-based coatings.
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Naphtha

Am ambiguous term which may mean high flash naphtha (mineral spirits), or low flash naphtha (petroleum, ether, low boiling ligroin) or something altogether different. Flash point and explosive limits vary. The term naphtha is so ambiguous that it should not be used
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Naphtha

Naph'tha noun [ Latin naphtha , Greek ..............., from Arabic nafth , nifth .] 1. (Chemistry) The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called crude petroleum , mineral oil , or rock oi...
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naphtha

1. <chemistry> The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called crude petroleum, mineral oil, or rock oil. Specifically: That portion of the distillate obtained in the refinement of petroleum which is intermediate between the lighter gasoline and the heavier benzine, and has a specific...
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naphtha

noun any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents
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Naphtha

• (n.) The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called crude petroleum, mineral oil, or rock oil. Specifically: That portion of the distillate obtained in the refinement of petroleum which is intermediate between the lighter gasoline and the heavier benzine, and has a specific gravity ...
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naphtha

any of various volatile, highly flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents and as raw materials for conversion to ... [2 related articles]
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naphtha

naphtha 1. Any of various products of petroleum, used as a gasoline ingredient, a source of synthetic natural gas, a paint and varnish thinner, a dry cleaning fluid, and as a raw material for plastics. 2. A clear colorless flammable mixture of light hydrocarbons from petroleum. It is used as raw material for many petrochemicals and plastics.
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Naphtha

Straight-run gasoline fractions. Used as a feedstock for reforming and as a petrochemical feedstock.
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Naphtha

A petroleum distillate used mostly by professionals (as opposed to do-it- yourself painters) for cleanup and to thin solvent-based coatings. A volatile organic compound (see VOC).
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naphtha

Petroleum naphtha is a petroleum distillate containing principally aliphatic hydrocarbons. It is the primary source from which petrochemicals are derived
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naphtha

naphtha (năp'thu, năf'–) , term usually restricted to a class of colorless, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures. Obtained as one of the more volatile fractions in the fractional distillation of petroleum (when it is known as petroleum naphtha), in the fractional...
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naphtha

Type: Term Pronunciation: naf′thă Synonyms: petroleum benzin
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naphtha

Mixtures of hydrocarbons obtained by destructive distillation of petroleum, coal tar, and shale oil. It is a raw material for the petrochemical and plastics industries. The term was originally applied to naturally occurring liquid hydrocarbons
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Naphtha

Naphtha (ə or ə) normally refers to a number of flammable liquid mixtures of hydrocarbons, i.e. a component of natural gas condensate or a distillation product from petroleum, coal tar, or peat boiling in a certain range and containing certain hydrocarbons. It is a broad term covering among the lightest and most volatile fractions of the liquid ...
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Naphtha

Oil (as in oil-lamp, rather than naphtha-lamp), a petrochemical like kerosene.
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Naphtha

Is a volatile petroleum based solvent such as benzine or gasoline (but not kerosene).
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