Synonyms
Etymology

1. naphtha

noun. ['ˈnæfθə'] any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents.

Synonyms

  • solvent
  • dissolving agent
  • dissolver
  • dissolvent
  • hydrocarbon

Etymology

  • naphtha (Latin)
  • νάφθα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Naphtha

  • agatha
  • aletha
  • anantha
  • aretha
  • atha
  • bartha
  • bertha
  • bolitho
  • botha
  • calantha
  • cleantha
  • cliantha
  • diantha
  • eartha
  • hertha
  • hiawatha
  • hyacintha
  • iantha
  • inkatha
  • jacintha

Sentences with naphtha


1. Noun, singular or mass
Peel or shave an entire bar of naphtha soap into the pan using a potato peeler or utility knife.

2. Adjective
Methylbenzene, also known as toluene, is a byproduct of naphtha reformation but is of limited commercial value.

3. Adverb
Factories use naphtha as their most common raw material for the creation of plastics such as polypropylene and polyethylene.

4. Noun, plural
Dry-cleaning businesses also use naphtha in their operations.

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