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naphtha vs. mineral spirits

[ naf-thuh, nap- ]
  1. a colorless, volatile petroleum distillate, usually an intermediate product between gasoline and benzine, used as a solvent, fuel, etc.
  2. any of various similar liquids distilled from other products.
  3. petroleum.
  1. a volatile distillation product of petroleum, used as a thinner for paints and varnishes.

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