rape oil
noun see rapeseed oil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rape oil — rape′ oil n. chem. a brownish yellow oil expressed from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes. Also called rape′seed oil • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • rape oil — n. a thick oil extracted from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, illuminant, etc.: also rapeseed oil …   English World dictionary

  • rape oil — n RAPESEED OIL …   Medical dictionary

  • rape oil — noun edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant • Syn: ↑rapeseed oil, ↑colza oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑rapeseed * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • rape oil — rapsų aliejus statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Aliejus, gaminamas iš rapsų (Brassica napus) sėklų. atitikmenys: angl. colza oil; rape oil; rapeseed oil rus. рапсовое масло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • rape-oil — n. Colza oil, oil of rape seed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rape oil — Chem. a brownish yellow oil obtained by expression from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes. Also called rapeseed oil, colza oil. [1535 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • rape oil — noun rapeseed oil …   Wiktionary

  • rape-oil — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rape — Rape, n. [L. rapa, rapum, akin to Gr. ra pys, ra fys, G. r[ u]be.] (Bot.) A name given to a variety or to varieties of a plant of the turnip kind, grown for seeds and herbage. The seeds are used for the production of rape oil, and to a limited… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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