Cottonseed oil
Cottonseed oil Cottonseed oil A fixed, semidrying oil extracted from cottonseed. It is pale yellow when pure (sp. gr., .92-.93). and is extensively used in soap making, in cookery, and as an adulterant of other oils. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cottonseed oil — The refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of cultivated plants of various varieties of Gossypium hirsutum or of other species of Gossypium (family Malvaceae); a solvent. * * * cot·ton·seed oil kät ən .sēd n a fatty oil that is obtained from… …   Medical dictionary

  • cottonseed oil — cot′tonseed oil n. an oil obtained from cottonseed: used in the manufacture of soaps, hydrogenated fats, and in cookery …   From formal English to slang

  • cottonseed oil — noun Date: 1833 a pale yellow semidrying fatty oil that is obtained from the cottonseed and is used chiefly in salad and cooking oils and after hydrogenation in shortenings and margarine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cottonseed oil — noun A pale yellow vegetable oil extracted from cottonseed; used in salad dressings, margarine etc …   Wiktionary

  • cottonseed oil — a brown yellow, viscid oil with a nutlike odor, obtained from the seed of the cotton plant: used in the manufacture of soaps, hydrogenated fats, lubricants, and cosmetics, as a cooking and salad oil, and in medicine chiefly as a laxative. [1825… …   Universalium

  • cottonseed oil — /ˌkɒtnsid ˈɔɪl/ (say .kotnseed oyl) noun a brown yellow viscid oil, with a nut like smell, obtained from the seed of the cotton plant, used in pharmacology and as an oil for salad dressing …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program — The Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program (COAP), along with the Sunflower Oil Assistance Program (SOAP), was one of two programs that awarded bonuses to exporters to assist in exports of U.S. vegetable oil to targeted markets. Funds for the programs …   Wikipedia

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