soya oil
Soybean oil Soy"bean oil (soi"b[=e]n` oil), n. an oil obtained from the soybean ({Glycine max}), rich in protein, fats, sterols, and phospholipids, used as a food and in paints and varnishes and in various industrial applications; -- called also {soya oil}. It is also used in preparing the sauce called {soy} or {soy sauce}. [PJC]

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  • soya oil — /ˈsɔɪjə ɔɪl/ (say soyyuh oyl) noun → soybean oil. Also, soy oil …   Australian English dictionary

  • soya oil — noun see soybean oil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soya bean — soya beans N COUNT Soya beans are beans that can be eaten or used to make flour, oil, or soy sauce. [BRIT] (in AM, use soybeans) …   English dictionary

  • soya bean — BrE soy|bean [ˈsɔıbi:n] n AmE the bean of an Asian plant from which oil and food containing a lot of ↑protein is produced …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soya bean — noun 1. a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food • Syn: ↑soy, ↑soybean • Hypernyms: ↑bean • Part Holonyms: ↑soy, ↑soya, ↑soybean …   Useful english dictionary

  • soya bean — UK / US noun Word forms soya bean : singular soya bean plural soya beans 1) [countable] the seed of a plant, used for making food and oil 2) [uncountable] a plant that produces soya beans …   English dictionary

  • soya — Soybean Soy bean (soi b[=e]n ), n. 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max}, formerly {Glycine Soja}) the seeds of which (also called {soy beans}) are used in preparing the sauce called {soy}. Called also {soya bean} and {soya}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soya bean — Soybean Soy bean (soi b[=e]n ), n. 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max}, formerly {Glycine Soja}) the seeds of which (also called {soy beans}) are used in preparing the sauce called {soy}. Called also {soya bean} and {soya}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soya bean — Soybean Soy bean (soi b[=e]n ), n. 1. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max}, formerly {Glycine Soja}) the seeds of which (also called {soy beans}) are used in preparing the sauce called {soy}. Called also {soya bean} and {soya}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oil — noun 1 used as fuel/to make machines work smoothly ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ light ▪ crude ▪ refined ▪ offshore ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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