Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Unrefined petroleum.

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  • n. Unrefined oil; as it is found underground, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

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  • n. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

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  • Right in front of it, however, separating the great bronze head from the low-ceilinged entry hall, was a moat of perfectly calm crude oil that completely surrounded the Colossusā€™s head.

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  • The Reuters poll found that crude oil inventories rose one-million barrels for their second consecutive week of gains.

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  • The 1,300-mile Keystone pipeline, which transports crude oil from Alberta to Cushing, Okla., had been shut after leaking 10 barrels of oil in Kansas on May 29.

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  • "We [had] presented a business plan [in February], of course assuming crude oil at $90 a barrel," Vijay Mallya told television channel ET Now.

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