ligroin


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lig·ro·in

 (lĭg′rō-ĭn)
n.

[German.]

ligroin

(ˈlɪɡrəʊɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a volatile fraction of petroleum containing aliphatic hydrocarbons of the paraffin series. It has an approximate boiling point range of 70°–130°C and is used as a solvent
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lig•ro•in

(ˈlɪg roʊ ɪn)

n.
a flammable mixture of hydrocarbons that boils at from 20°C to 135°C, obtained from petroleum by distillation and used as a solvent.
[1880–85; orig. obscure]
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