- n from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings
- n a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
- n (British usage) kerosine
- And choose soy, vegetable wax or beeswaxall renewable and biodegradable materialsover paraffin wax candles, which are petroleum based.
- The paraffin process seemed likely to win back for the steamship companies a good share of that business, perhaps even increase consumption by lowering Eastern market prices.
- Previously, subtitles were the result of applying a protective coating of paraffin wax, then stamping the words onto each frame in a zinc strip.
News & Articles
- Digital 3-D atlas of brain reveals tiny details
In this photo provided by Katrin Amunts, Karl Zilles, Alan C. Evans, researchers use a microtome to cut sections from a brain preserved in paraffin wax into slivers 20-micrometers thick, resulting in over 7,400 slices.
June 20, 2013 - Washington Examiner
- LGC Genomics and Covaris, Inc. Announce FFPE DNA Extraction Partnership
WOBURN, Mass., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LGC Genomics and Covaris, Inc. announced they are partnering to develop an innovative solution for the high-throughput extraction of Nucleic Acids from Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) tissue samples. Covaris recently introduced a kit...
June 19, 2013 - PR Newswire
- Neelie Kroes in GMA news.tv
The 'paraffin mafia' cartel ran from 1992 to 2005,Kroes said.
- Juan Uribe in ESPN
Better yet, the Dominican police found out that my gun was not discharged, and the paraffin tests on me were also negative,Uribe said.
- Kalonzo Musyoka in Capital FM
The customers who have been relying on charcoal and paraffin to cook will then turn to gas, and thus promote environmental conservation,Mr Musyoka noted.