oil

a mixture of liquid hydrocarbons of different molecular weights;

Oil

Liquid triester of glycerol and unsaturated fatty acids.
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oil

[n] - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water 2. [n] - oil paint used by an artist 3. [v] - cover with oil, as if by rubbing
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Oil

An oil is any substance that is in a viscous liquid state at ambient temperatures or slightly warmer, and is both hydrophobic and lipophilic. See also: Barrel, Paraffin Oil, Paraffin Wax, Wax.
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Oil

a broad range of inflammable and often volatile organic compounds insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. In biological systems, a fat that is liquid at room temperature (20oC)
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Oil

Liquid triester of glycerol and unsaturated fatty acids.
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Oil

Mixture of liquid hydrocarbons of different molecular weights.
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Oil

A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons of different molecular weights.
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Oil

Oil (oil) noun [ Middle English oile , Old French oile , French huile , from Latin oleum ; akin to Greek .... Confer Olive .] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, not miscible with water; as, olive oil , whale oil , rock o...
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Oil

Oil transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Oiled ; present participle & verbal noun Oiling .] To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil.
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oil

A triglyceride that is liquid at room temperature. ... Compare: fat. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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oil

noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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oil

oil colour noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
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oil

(oil) an unctuous, combustible substance that is liquid, or easily liquefiable on warming, and is not miscible with water, but is soluble in ether. Such substances, depending on their origin, are classified as animal, mineral, or vegetable oils. Depending on their behavior on heating, they are classified as either...
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Oil

• (v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil. • (n.) Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc. They are of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin and of varied composition, and they are variously used for food, for so...
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oil

any greasy substance that is liquid at room temperature and insoluble in water. It may be fixed, or nonvolatile, oil; essential oil; or mineral oil ... [12 related articles]
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Oil

Hydrocarbon based liquid commonly found in the pores of sedimentary rocks of marine origin.
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Oil

a greasy, unctuous liquid of vegetable, animal, mineral or synthetic origin.
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oil

Any substance that is insoluble in water, soluble in ether, and greasy to the touch. There are three main groups: mineral oils (see petroleum); fixed vegetable and animal oils (see fats; and volatile vegetable oils (see essential oils). Oils are classified as fixed or volatile according to the ease ...
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oil

A mixture of hydrocarbons usually existing in the liquid state in natural underground pools or reservoirs. Oil in its natural state, called crude oil, remains liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities. Depending upon the characteristics of the crude stream, i...
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Oil

Oil is British slang for alcoholic drink.
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Oil

Oil is British slang for alcoholic drink.
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Oil

Oil is a large group of viscid liquids which have a characteristic smooth and sticky feel, are lighter than water, are inflammable and chemically neutral.
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oil

Type: Term Pronunciation: oyl Definitions: 1. An inflammable liquid, of fatty consistency and unctuous feel, which is insoluble in water, soluble or insoluble in alcohol, and freely soluble in ether. Oils are variously classified as animal, vegetable, and mineral according to their source (the mineral oils probably being of remote animal and vegeta...
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oil

Flammable substance, usually insoluble in water, and composed chiefly of carbon and hydrogen. Oils may be solids (fats and waxes) or liquids. Various plants produce vegetable oils; mineral oils are based on petroleum. The crude oil (unrefined petroleum) found beneath the Earth's surface is fo...
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