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Paraffin wax is a white or colourless soft solid that is used as a lubricant and for other applications.
Paraffin may also refer to:
- Alkane, a saturated hydrocarbon;
- Kerosene, a fuel that is also known as paraffin;
- Tractor vaporising oil, a fuel;
- Liquid paraffin (medicinal), a very highly refined mineral oil used in cosmetics and for medical purposes;
- Mineral oil, any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non-vegetable (mineral) source, particularly a distillate of petroleum;
- Petroleum jelly, also called soft paraffin.
- Paraffin (song) the first single off the 1995 album Salt Peter by Ruby
- Kerosene (disambiguation);
- Pressurised-burner stoves, a cooking stove specially designed to be portable and lightweight;
- Paraffin - WiX command-line tool, a free software toolset that builds Windows Installer (MSI) packages from an XML document;
- Paraffin test .
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