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coal oil

[′kōl ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Condensed liquid from coal distillation.
An archaic term for kerosine made from petroleum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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