(noun, verb)


1. from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings

Definition categories: substance, wax

2. a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

Similar word(s): alkane

Definition categories: substance

3. (British usage) kerosine

Definition categories: substance, kerosene, kerosine


1. To impregnate or treat with paraffin

2. To embed in paraffin wax