(petrochemistry) A heavy, low-quality fueloil, used in generating plants and similar applications, or broken down to produce diesel.
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Mazut Sentence Examples
The refined oil is exported as kerosene or petroleum, the heavier refuse (mazut) is used as fuel.
These, which go down to depths of 700 to 1700 ft., yield crude naphtha, from which the petroleum or kerosene is distilled; while the heavier residue (mazut) is used as lubricating oil and for fuel, for instance in the locomotives of the Transcaspian railway.
Many of the steamers use as fuel mazut or petroleum refuse.