Definition of kerosene noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

kerosene

 noun
(also kerosine)noun
NAmE//ˈkɛrəˌsin//
 
, NAmE//ˌkɛrəˈsin//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of fuel oil that is made from petroleum and that is used in the engines of planes and for heat and light a kerosene lamp
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: kerosene