a natural vegetable or animal oil that is nonvolatile, as lard oil, linseed oil, etc.
- Also called fatty oil.
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How to use fixed oil in a sentence
But wax exists also as a vegetable product, and may, in this point of view, be regarded as a concrete fixed oil.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
An essential oil, the chief cause of the bad taste, combines with the fixed oil, and rises with it to the surface.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
The fixed oil is greenish-yellow, fluid, but gradually solidifying in the air.
The fruit yields a fixed oil, and by fermentation and distillation produces alcohol.
The expressed seeds yield a fixed oil, which is irritating and in my opinion should not be used internally.
British Dictionary definitions for fixed oil
a natural animal or vegetable oil that is not volatile: a mixture of esters of fatty acids, usually triglycerides: Also called: fatty oil Compare essential oil
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