1. kerosene

noun. ['ˈkɛrəˌsiːn'] a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters.


  • kerosine
  • lamp oil
  • paraffin oil
  • hydrocarbon
  • coal oil
  • paraffin

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Rhymes with Kerosene

  • adenosine
  • biocine
  • eocene
  • glycine
  • internecine
  • isoprinosine
  • miocene
  • oligocene
  • overseen
  • paleocene
  • plasticine
  • pleistocene
  • pliocene
  • pyroxene

How do you pronounce kerosene?

Pronounce kerosene as ˈkɛrəˌsin.

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Sentences with kerosene

1. Noun, singular or mass
There are alternatives to using lamp oil or kerosene in your lamp or lantern.

2. Adjective
Some societies, like the Amish, still use kerosene lamps as nighttime light sources in lieu of electricity.