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[せき()·()]
sekiyu
noun

English Meaning(s) for 石油

noun
  1. oil; petroleum; kerosene

Definition and Synonyms for 石油

Petroleum a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
Synonyms: 原油, 石油, 重油

Meanings for each kanji in 石油

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oil; fat Kanji Details »

Categories 石油 is a member of

Fossil Fuel fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
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Oil a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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Sample Sentences for 石油

Oil often spilled by tankers also adds to water pollution.
Some scientists predict that the world oil reserves will be used up within a century.
Saudi Arabia is very rich in oil.
The world needs to develop new energy sources in place of oil.
Oil is abundant in that country.

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