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Meaning of "Vaseline" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VASELINE

Vaseline  [ˈvæsɪˌliːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VASELINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vaseline is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VASELINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Vaseline

Vaseline /ˈvæsəˌliːn/ is a brand of petroleum jelly based products owned by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. Products include plain petroleum jelly and a selection of skin creams, soaps, lotions, cleansers, deodorants and personal lubricants. The Vaseline name is considered generic in Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries, where the Unilever products are called Vasenol, and in German, Nordic and Slavic speaking countries.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VASELINE


Abilene
ˈæbɪˌliːn
acetylene
əˈsɛtɪˌliːn
amitriptyline
ˌæmɪˈtrɪptɪˌliːn
butylene
ˈbjuːtɪˌliːn
diethylene
daɪˈeθɪˌliːn
ethylene
ˈɛθɪˌliːn
hexylene
ˈheksɪˌliːn
isobutylene
ˌaɪsəˈbjuːtɪˌliːn
methylene
ˈmɛθɪˌliːn
nortriptyline
nɔːˈtrɪptɪˌliːn
oxyacetylene
ˌɒksɪəˈsɛtɪˌliːn
polyethylene
ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪˌliːn
polypropylene
ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
polytetrafluoroethylene
ˌpɒlɪˌtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθɪˌliːn
propylene
ˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
selegiline
səˈlɛɡɪˌliːn
squalene
ˈskweɪˌliːn
Terylene
ˈtɛrɪˌliːn
trichloroethylene
traɪˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθɪˌliːn
trimethylene
traɪˈmɛθɪˌliːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VASELINE

Vashti

WORDS THAT END LIKE VASELINE

baseline
beeline
blueline
capeline
centreline
dateline
driveline
feline
gas pipeline
guideline
hotline
in the pipeline
lifeline
mousseline
oil pipeline
pipeline
ridgeline
shoreline
sideline
timeline
zibeline

Synonyms and antonyms of Vaseline in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Vaseline» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VASELINE

Find out the translation of Vaseline to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Vaseline from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Vaseline» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

凡士林
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vaselina
570 millions of speakers

English

Vaseline
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वेसिलीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفازلين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вазелин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vaselina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মলম ইত্যাদিতে ব্যবহৃত একপ্রকার হলদে রঙের পদার্থ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vaseline
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vaseline
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vaseline
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ワセリン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바셀린
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vaseline
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sáp mơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாசலின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्हॅसलीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Vazelin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vaselina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wazelina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вазелін
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vaselina
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βαζελίνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Vaseline
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vaselin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vaselin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Vaseline

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VASELINE»

The term «Vaseline» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.985 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VASELINE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Vaseline» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Vaseline» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Vaseline

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VASELINE»

Discover the use of Vaseline in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Vaseline and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Big Book of Vaseline Glass
Over 400 vaseline pieces from British, American, and European glasshouses of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries are shown.
Barrie W. Skelcher, 2002
2
The Picture Book of Vaseline Glass
This book brings together in one volume information about Vaseline glass that otherwise can be found only by hunting through a score of general books on art glass.
Sue C. Davis, 2001
3
1000 Lights: 1878-1959
Chandeher, c.1898 Brass and copper frame and mounts with Vaseline glass shades, 140 cm drop / Montierung aus Messing mit Lampenschirmen aus Vaselineglas, 140 cm lang / Cadre et montures en laiton et cuivre, abat-tour en verre ...
Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell, 2005
4
Proceedings of the XVth International Ornithological ...
incubation and then coating the inner shell membrane (which is opaque) with liquid vaseline, thus rendering it transparent. The opening in the egg was covered with an old egg shell when not being observed. Kuo does not state how often it ...
Karel Hendrik Voous, 1972
5
Brand Portfolio Strategy: Creating Relevance, ...
Vaseline Intensive Care is associated with moisturizers, which might suggest extensions for soap, face cream, and skin cream, all with a moisturizer position.3 Another Vaseline Intensive Care association is medicinal, which could suggest ...
David A. Aaker, 2009
6
European Drug Index: European Drug Registrations, Fourth Edition
... 990mg, mentol* 10mg (D11 A) (ES) Vaselina pura est p gallano(Puerto galiano , S.A.) crema: vaselina* 1g (D1 1A) (ES) Vaselina pura ideal tide(Perez gimenez, S.A.) pomada: vaselina* 1g (D02A) (ES) Vaseline BORIQUE pomm 18gNi the, ...
Muller, 1998
7
A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Perfumery
When used for pomades vaseline, though by itself sufficient for the purpose, frequently receives an addition of paraffin, wax (mostly ceresin), and lard. To vaseline pomades intended for export to warm climates, an addition of J to | ceresin is ...
Carl Deite, 2008
8
LIFE
No matter how wild and unruly your hair may be, DON'T douse it . . . because dousing with water or anything else makes it look slicked down . . . unnatural. Instead, comb in a few drops of 'Vaseline' Hair Tonic for good-looking, natural- looking ...
9
SUNLESS TANNING GUIDE:
... Tropical Blend Dark Tanning Tropical Blend Dry Oil Tropical Blend Waterproof Vaseline Baby Sunblock Vaseline Broad Spectrum Sunblock Vaseline Extra Defense for Hand and Body Vaseline Intensive Care Active Sport Vaseline Intensive ...
‎2014
10
Guide to Sunless Tanning:
... Tanning Tropical BlendDry Oil TropicalBlend Waterproof Vaseline Baby Sunblock Vaseline Broad Spectrum Sunblock Vaseline Extra Defensefor Handand Body Vaseline Intensive Care Active Sport Vaseline IntensiveCare BabyMoisturizing ...
Lucy Linew, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VASELINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Vaseline is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Doctored Vaseline turned us into idiots, says rape victim
During her testimony she said she believed it was some "black stuff" in the Vaseline that he had rubbed on her and her friend that had made them compliant. «News24, Jul 15»
2
Was Elizabeth Banks Dipped In Vaseline For This Photo Shoot …
In her latest photo shoot, it looks like Elizabeth Banks took a bath in Vaseline. But the blonde actress, dressed in only black leather, was slathered in three types ... «Daily Caller, Jun 15»
3
Man Who Injected His Penis With Vaseline Now Unable To Have …
A 24-year-old Hungarian father-of-one who injected his penis with vaseline jelly in order to enhance his manhood has been left in a lot of pain. As a result of the ... «The Inquisitr, Apr 15»
4
Extreme Beauty Disasters: Man has penis 'skinned like a banana …
Since Vaseline is a foreign body, after an initial period when everything seemed fine, Szilveszter's body then rejected the injected substance so aggressively he ... «Metro, Apr 15»
5
Plastic surgery horror stories: 'I had Vaseline injected in my willy!'
But when it goes wrong, things can turn very ugly, as plastic-surgeon-to-the-stars Dr Vik Vijh knows only too well. He's come to the rescue of many victims of ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
6
The Vaseline Camera Trick That Gave Old Hollywood Actresses A …
"Vaseline or other substances would be rubbed on the lens or an optical flat (clear piece of glass which sits in front of lens) to give a halation or glowing effect," ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
7
Maine Gov. Paul LePage Ends Town Hall After Former Lawmaker …
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) abruptly ended a town hall event Thursday evening after a former state lawmaker threw a jar of Vaseline at him. Former state Rep. «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
8
Squirrel who steals from a bird feeder meets his match when trying …
By covering the pole the squirrel used to reach the bird feeder with Vaseline, not only did Robert and Nancy Krampf protect their bird food from the little ... «Metro, Aug 14»
9
VIDEO: Hungry squirrel falls victim to Vaseline-greased pole
There have been thousands of videos circulating the Internet showing people thwarting hungry squirrels attempting to access bird feeders. This one is no ... «wtkr.com, Aug 14»
10
Firefighter frees Tommy the tortoise using a blob of Vaseline
“His foot was well trapped and the sundial was heavy so we used some good old Vaseline. “I rubbed it on his foot and we tipped the sundial over while the ... «The Independent, Apr 14»

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