Kerosene Sentence Examples
My prison had only a kerosene lamp for light.
Kerosene shale (torbanite) is found in several parts of New South Wales.
The manufacturing industries of Peru are confined chiefly to the treatment of agricultural and mineral products - the manufacture of sugar and rum from sugar cane, textiles from cotton and wool, wine and spirits from grapes, cigars and cigarettes from tobacco, chocolate from cacao, kerosene and benzine from crude petroleum, cocaine from coca, and refined metals from their ores.
The refined oil is exported as kerosene or petroleum, the heavier refuse (mazut) is used as fuel.
To illuminating oil or kerosene a series of tests is applied in order that the colour, odour, specific gravity and flash-point or fire-test may be recorded.Advertisement
I felt panic when I noticed our kerosene lamp, our only light, was but half full of fluid.
Kerosene shale (torbanite) is abundant and is systematically worked.
The imports are chiefly cotton yarn and piece goods, kerosene oil, palm-leaf fans, aniline dyes, sugar and matches.
I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.
Their clothing was old fashioned and there was a kerosene lamp on a table.Advertisement
Callias And Hipponicus The exports from Callao are guano, sugar, cotton, wool, hides, silver, copper, gold and forest products, and the imports include timber and other building materials, cotton and other textiles, general merchandise for personal, household and industrial uses, railway material, coal, kerosene, wheat, flour and other food stuffs.
The import trade consists of timber, maize, paper, crockery, sugar, tobacco, kerosene oil, &c. Gold has been found in the territory, and silver, tin, lead and iron are said to exist.
Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
Kerosene is transported in bulk by various means; specially constructed steel tank barges are used on the waterways of the United States, tank-cars on the railroads, and tank-wagons on the roads.
The tins largely used for kerosene are made by machinery and contain 5 American gallons.Advertisement
The chief imports are cotton piece goods, cotton twist, salt, sugar, provisions, railway materials, raw cotton, metals, coal, tobacco, spices and kerosene oil.
Just then his eye fell upon the lanterns and the can of kerosene oil which Zeb had brought from the car of his balloon, and he got a clever idea from those commonplace things.
Keep the kerosene heater well maintained, crack a window when using the heater and never leave it unattended and the heater will provide you with years of dependable heat.
They can be fueled from electricity, gas, kerosene and wood.
Gas heaters can use propane, kerosene or natural gas to operate.Advertisement
You can still smell the lamp kerosene.
The system is largely employed in Russia, and its use has been frequently attempted in the United States, but the results have not been satisfactory, on account, it is said, of the much greater quantity of dissolved gas contained in the American oil, the larger proportion of kerosene which such oil yields, and the less fluid character of the residue.
For illuminating purposes, the most extensively-used product is kerosene, but both the more and the less volatile portions Of petroleum are employed in suitable lamps.
Gilroy was cleaning the bitumen spraying bar at the back of the tanker with a mixture of Kerosene, gas oil and diesel.
We didn't feel safe having a kerosene heater heat my home, we were afraid of the fumes making our children sick.Advertisement
On 1 April, while his family was taking the afternoon siesta, he poured kerosene all over himself and then lit a match.
I have just got a Sheen X300 flame gun and am using kerosene with it.
Kerosene space heaters do pose some risks when using them indoors if care is not practiced, but by following proper use procedures, they are a safe and effective way to supplement your home's heating needs.
K-1 kerosene has a low sulfur content required for use in portable space heaters.
In civilized countries provision is made by law for the testing of the flash-point or fire-test of lamp-oil (illuminating oil or kerosene), the method of testing and the minimum limit of flash-point or fire-test being prescribed (see below, Legislation).
The remedy is to spray with kerosene emulsion or whale-oil soap; or if on cucumbers or tomatoes, it is best to fumigate with hydrocyanic acid gas, using one ounce of potassium cyanide to each woo cubic ft.
When the light bulb was cheaper and better, we ditched kerosene.
Mantle lamps produce up to four times more light than wick lamps per gallon of kerosene.
As long as you keep some kerosene on hand, you will never be left in the dark with an Aladdin mantle lamp.
Electric heaters provide a cleaner heating alternative to using gas-fueled units like kerosene heaters, propane heaters and wood stoves.
Roaring fireplaces and kerosene stoves provide additional heat, supplementing the home furnace.
Only use a kerosene heater that is in good working condition.
After kerosene was developed, these lamps were mass produced, and they could be found in most nineteenth century homes.
An oil lamp is any vessel that holds a small amount of oil (or kerosene) at the bottom, has an absorbent wick that sits in it and can be lit producing light or heat.
The bottom half of an oil lamp holds kerosene or oil and has an absorbent wick.
Simply turning the lights on with electricity is preferable to lighting up a kerosene lamp, so many of these great pieces were put aside or cast away.
They consisted of a base that held a small amount of oil or kerosene, an absorbent wick that sat in the oil and could be lit, and a glass hurricane (or chimney) that surrounded the flame.
Kerosene was the fuel of choice for most homes after 1850 or so.
Petroleum products, such as lighter fluid or kerosene, leave a distinctive odor on the breath.
Other sources include wood-burning stoves, kerosene heaters, improperly ventilated water heaters and gas stoves, and blocked or poorly maintained chimney flues.
The main reason to suspect CO poisoning is evidence that fuel is being burned in a confined area, for example, a car running inside a closed garage, a charcoal grill burning indoors, or an unvented kerosene heater in a workshop.
Make sure there is good ventilation if using a kerosene heater indoors.
Parents should not allow children to play in areas heated by kerosene space heaters or to use charcoal grills of any kind indoors.
Infrared portable heaters are unlike other types of space heaters because they don't use flammable fuels like kerosene or dangerous electric resistance coils.
Before there were infrared space heaters, Amish space heaters and fancy faux-flame electric heaters, kerosene space heaters were one of the most popular choices for supplemental heat in American homes.
A kerosene heater is essentially a large variation of a kerosene lamp.
It has a circular, fiberglass wick mounted above a tank that's filled with 1-K kerosene.
Never add gasoline to a kerosene heater.
Even a small amount of gasoline in a kerosene tank can cause a fire when ignited.
Fill only to the indicator line because as it heats up, kerosene expands and if overfilled, the liquid could spill out and result in a fast spreading fire.
Do not use the kerosene heater in a space where flammable fumes may be present, like in a garage.
Store the kerosene in a tightly closed, metal container and mark the container "kerosene" so it is not mistaken for gasoline.
Never use yellow or contaminated kerosene.
A kerosene heater requires regular maintenance to ensure that it remains in proper working order, and prior to storing it for summer, there are certain steps that need to be taken to maximize its life.
Then he graduated and dosed a cat in kerosene.
Miners' lamp oil consists of the bleached oil mixed with kerosene.
In the United States a horizontal cylindrical still is usually employed in the distillation of the spirit and kerosene, but what is known as the " cheese-box " still has also been largely used.
The result of this treatment is that the comparatively heavy oils undergo dissociation, as shown by the experiments of Thorpe and Young, into specifically lighter hydrocarbons of lower boiling points, and the yield of kerosene from ordinary crude petroleum may thus be greatly increased.
At the inception of the industry kerosene came into the market as a dark yellow or reddish-coloured liquid, and in the first instance, the removal of colour was attempted by treatment with soda lye and lime solution.
Modern industrial development in some of the states has greatly increased the importation of machinery, electric supplies, materials for construction, coal, &c. Kerosene oil also figures among the principal imports, and beef cattle are imported for consumption by some cities.
The chief industries are sugar-refining, the manufacture of cement, paper, bamboo and rattan ware, carving in wood and ivory, working in copper and iron, gold-beating and the production of gold, silver and sandal-wood ware, furniture making, umbrella and j;nricksha making, and industries connected with kerosene oil and matches.
The staple exports are beans, pulse and peas, marine products, sulphur, furs and timber; the staple imports, comestibles (especially salted fish), kerosene and oil-cake.
These, which go down to depths of 700 to 1700 ft., yield crude naphtha, from which the petroleum or kerosene is distilled; while the heavier residue (mazut) is used as lubricating oil and for fuel, for instance in the locomotives of the Transcaspian railway.
The principal imports are cotton goods, railway materials, mining supplies and metals, tobacco, kerosene, timber, and clothing.
The imports include wheat flour, rice, barley, prepared foods, sugar, coal, kerosene, beer, wines and liquors, railway equipment, machinery and general hardware, fence wire, cotton and other textiles, drugs, lumber, cement, paper, &c., while the exports comprise coffee, bananas, hides and skins, tobacco, precious metals, rubber, cabinet woods, divi-divi, dye-woods, vegetable ivory, Panama hats, orchids, vanilla, &c.
The roads are still lighted by kerosene oil lamps, but electric lighting is in comtemplation.
They climb through the Brown Cloud which now covers the Asia-Pacific region -- burning kerosene, which creates even more greenhouse gasses!
This one adds kerosene, gasoline and aviation fuel to the list, and it produces an impressive boil time.
They may not even have two taka (2p) to buy kerosene to cook their rice.
Friends of the Earth has written to Gordon Brown, today, urging him to back calls for a Europe-wide tax on aviation kerosene.
I entered and found he was reading the proofs of the Gospel by a kerosene lantern.
Liquid fuel, in the form of liquid oxygen and kerosene propelled this rocket to a maximum range of 1,727 miles.
The heater features no dangerous exposed heating elements like electric heaters and no combustible fuels like portable kerosene heaters.
A kerosene heater should be taken outside and burned completely dry.
For heating purposes, the stoves employed are practically kerosene lamps of suitable construction, though gasoline is used as a domestic fuel in the United States.
The " cracking " process, whereby a considerable quantity of the oil which is intermediate between kerosene and lubricating oil is converted into hydrocarbons of lower specific gravity and boiling-point suitable for illuminating purposes, is one of great scientific and technical interest.