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Sentence count:20Posted:2024-01-27Updated:2024-01-27
Similar words: shale oila whale of avolatile oilvegetable oilbaleen whalewhalewhalerwhaleboneMeaning: n. a white to brown oil obtained from whale blubber; formerly used as an illuminant. 
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1 Thus the importance of the whale oil is attested to.
2 First, kerosene from petroleum replaced whale oil.
3 There is also an altar lamp burning whale oil.
4 My mother wore makeup made with whale oil. Our family car ran on brake fluid made from whales; our garden roses were fertilized with ground-up whale.
5 High demand and rising prices for whale oil spurred a search for and investment in the 19th-century version of alternative energy.
6 The American colonies traded goods such as whale oil, ginger, iron, wood, and rum,( an alcoholic drink made from sugarcane.
7 Although Westerners were once reliant on whale oil for lighting, we never actually ran out of whales.
8 Kerosene refined from such petroleum helped displace the whale oil that lit lamps in the 19th century and led to the near extinction of many whale species.
9 At right is a whale oil lamp from my collection and one picks up information about things as an aid to identifying and dating various objects.
10 It was a cheap substitute for whale oil, which was becoming harder to get.
11 From the 18th through the mid-19th century, whale oil provided light to much of the Western world.
12 There are, in fact, other powerful reasons for making jojoba a universal substitute for whale oil.
13 Here he found remains of structures for rendering blubber into whale oil.
14 The refined kerosene could be used in lamps, replacing the more expensive whale oil.
15 But already the schools of whales were shrinking, and whale oil soaring in price.
16 The commission was created in 1946 to control the market for whale oil and later took on the duty of protecting whales from being hunted to extinction.
17 In the story of Moby - Dick, European depended on whale oil for lighting.
18 Even though today's compact fluorescents are 500 times more efficient than candles and whale oil lamps, what we spend on overall lighting hasn't gone down.
19 "They're so under threat from climate change, from noise pollution," he went on. "Until 1859 the whole world was lit by whale oil.
20 They correspond with extraordinary precision to the adoption of substitutes, kerosene for whale oil and steel for whale bone in corsets (the primary commercial reasons behind whaling).
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