noun. ['ˈnæfθə'] any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents.
- dissolving agent
- naphtha (Latin)
- νάφθα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Naphtha
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.
Methylbenzene, also known as toluene, is a byproduct of naphtha reformation but is of limited commercial value.
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.