soybean oil
noun Date: 1904 a pale yellow drying or semidrying oil that is obtained from soybeans and is used chiefly as a food, in paints, varnishes, linoleum, printing ink, and soap, and as a source of phospholipids, fatty acids, and sterols — called also soya oil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soybean oil — also soya bean oil n a pale yellow drying or semidrying oil that is obtained from soybeans and is used chiefly as a food, in paints, varnishes, linoleum, printing ink, and soap, and as a source of phospholipids, fatty acids, and sterols …   Medical dictionary

  • soybean oil — noun oil from soya beans • Syn: ↑soyabean oil • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑soy, ↑soybean, ↑soya, ↑soya bean …   Useful english dictionary

  • soybean oil — n. light yellow oil extracted from soybean (used also in varnishes and paints, printing ink and soap); soy oil, edible food oil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soybean oil — /ˈsɔɪbin ɔɪl/ (say soybeen oyl) noun the oil extracted from soybeans, used in cooking. Also, soya oil, soy oil …   Australian English dictionary

  • soybean oil — a pale yellow oil derived from soybeans by expression or solvent extraction: used as a food and in the manufacture of soap, candles, inks, paints, varnishes, etc. Also called soya oil. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • soybean oil — soy′bean oil n. a pale yellow oil derived from soybeans: used in cooking and in the manufacture of soap, candles, paints, etc • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • soybean oil meal — noun or soybean meal : the ground protein rich residue from the production of soybean oil used chiefly in animal feeds, in adhesives and plastics, in making synthetic protein fibers, and in fermentation media (as for the production of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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