crude petroleum

/kru:d pə'trəυliəm/ noun
raw petroleum which has not been processed

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  • crude petroleum — See crude oil …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • crude — [kro͞od] adj. cruder, crudest [ME < L crudus, bleeding, raw, rough < IE base * kreu , congealed (blood) > RAW, Gr kryos, frost & kreas, flesh, L crusta, cruor, MIr cru, blood] 1. in a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for… …   English World dictionary

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  • Petroleum spirit — Petroleum Pe*tro le*um, n. [NL., fr. L. petra a rock + oleum oil: cf. F. p[ e]trole. Cf. {Petrify}, and {Oil}.] Rock oil, mineral oil, or natural oil, a dark brown or greenish inflammable liquid, which, at certain points, exists in the upper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petroleum — (or crude oil) A naturally occurring mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbon compounds usually found trapped deep underground beneath impermeable cap rock and above a lower dome of sedimentary rock such as shale; most petroleum… …   Petroleum refining glossary

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