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paraffinic

[par-uh-fin-ik] /ˌpær əˈfɪn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, noting, or characteristic of paraffin wax or a paraffin hydrocarbon.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; paraffin + -ic
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  • Cores could also be made less water-wet by displacement of asphaltic crude oils by paraffinic or olefinic synthetic base oils.

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