crude oil


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crude oil

n.
Unrefined petroleum.

crude oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) petroleum before it has been refined

crude′ oil′


n.
petroleum as it comes from the ground, before refining.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crude oil - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbonscrude oil - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
fossil fuel - fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
resid, residual oil - oil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled
Translations
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crude oil

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