adjective Date: 1905 that dries imperfectly or slowly — used of some oils (as cottonseed oil)

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  • semidrying — semi·dry·ing drī iŋ adj that dries imperfectly or slowly used of some oils (as rapeseed oil) …   Medical dictionary

  • semidrying — semi·drying …   English syllables

  • semidrying — “+ adjective Etymology: semi + drying : that dries imperfectly or slowly used of fatty oils (as cottonseed oil) intermediate between drying oils like linseed oil and nondrying oils …   Useful english dictionary

  • semidrying oil — pusiau džiūstantysis aliejus statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Aliejus, kurio polimerinė plėvelė susidaro iš lėto. atitikmenys: angl. semidrying oil rus. полувысыхающее масло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Semidrying oil — Полувысыхающее масло …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • semidrying oil — a fixed oil that dries incompletely or slowly when exposed in a thin film to air …   Medical dictionary

  • Vegetable semidrying oil — Растительное полувысыхающее масло …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 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.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • linoleic acid — noun Etymology: Greek linon flax + International Scientific Vocabulary oleic (acid) Date: 1857 a liquid unsaturated fatty acid C18H32O2 found especially in semidrying oils (as corn oil) and essential for the nutrition of some animals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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