rapeseed oil
noun Date: 1816 a nondrying or semidrying oil obtained from rapeseed and turnip seed and used chiefly as a lubricant, illuminant, and food — called also rape oil — compare canola oil

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

  • rapeseed oil — The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris (family Cruciferae); used in the manufacture of soaps, margarine, and lubricants. [L. rapa, turnip] * * * rapeseed oil n a nondrying or semidrying oil obtained from rapeseed and turnip seed …   Medical dictionary

  • rapeseed 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

  • rapeseed oil — noun a thick brownish yellow oil expressed from rapeseed, used chiefly for lubricating and in the manufacture of soap and india rubber The number of seconds taken by the oil to flow up to the 50 c.c. mark on the flask is noted, and the results… …   Wiktionary

  • rapeseed oil — /reɪpsid ˈɔɪl/ (say raypseed oyl) noun a brownish yellow oil obtained from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, etc.; colza oil. Also, rape oil …   Australian English dictionary

  • Rapeseed — taxobox name = Rapeseed image caption = Rapeseed ( Brassica napus ) regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Brassica species = B. napus… …   Wikipedia

  • rapeseed — noun seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil • Hypernyms: ↑oilseed, ↑oil rich seed • Substance Holonyms: ↑rape, ↑colza, ↑Brassica napus • Substance Meronyms: ↑rape oil, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapeseed — rape·seed rāp .sēd n the seed of the rape plant (Brassica napus of the mustard family) that is the source of rapeseed oil …   Medical dictionary

  • oil — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. grease (see oil); oil paint (see painting). v. lubricate, grease (See oil); placate, flatter. See flattery, smoothness, servility. II Friction reducing fluid Nouns …   English dictionary for students

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

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