illuminating oil

illuminating oil

[ə′lü·mə‚nād·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
An oil such as kerosine suitable for burning to provide illumination.
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The L20 features a hydraulically powered vertical mast light tower perfect for illuminating oil and gas exploration applications and drill rig sites, while the 20 kW generator provides power for tools, heaters or a jobsite trailer.
Six products were included: illuminating oil (kerosene), granulated sugar, three grades of salt, and Royal Baking Powder, a specific brand.
8) Illuminating oil was defined generically in the survey instrument as "standard white illuminating kerosene oil .
For granulated sugar, illuminating oil, and Royal Baking Powder, the number of different prices reported is a small fraction of the number of dealers (see Table 1, last two columns), that is, many report identical prices.
The differences are greater for farm salt and illuminating oil, likely reflecting the proportionately greater shipping costs for these products.
For illuminating oil, zero-CV cities have higher margins than nonzero-CV cities, but the difference is small and statistically insignificant.
It is unclear, however, whether illuminating oil (kerosene) in 1901 was sold at retail as a branded commodity.
Illuminating oil and farm salt are relatively higher but still below the median.
First manufacture of oil was from coal in 1846 and this was for illuminating oils.