CosmolineCos"mo*line\ (k?z"m?-l?n), n. [Prob. fr. cosmetic + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) A substance obtained from the residues of the distillation of petroleum, essentially the same as vaseline, but of somewhat stiffer consistency, and consisting of a mixture of the higher paraffines; a kind of petroleum jelly.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
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