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benzine

(bĕn`zēn, bĕnzēn`), colorless, highly flammable liquid. It is used as a cleaning agent because it is a solvent for organic substances such as fats, oils, and resins and is also used in the preparation of certain dyes and paints. Benzine is a mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly alkanes such as pentane and hexane. It is obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleumpetroleum,
oily, flammable liquid that occurs naturally in deposits, usually beneath the surface of the earth; it is also called crude oil. It consists principally of a mixture of hydrocarbons, with traces of various nitrogenous and sulfurous compounds.
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benzine

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benzine

, benzin
a volatile mixture of the lighter aliphatic hydrocarbon constituents of petroleum
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Instead of listing a price for the music, the rock group's website simply states "it's up to you" - and then adds: "No really, it's up to you." Adam Benzine from Music Week magazine said: "Radiohead have really put the cat amongst the pigeons with this one.
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