a natural vegetable or animal oil that is nonvolatile, as lard oil, linseed oil, etc.
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Also called fatty oil.
Origin of fixed oil
First recorded in 1790–1800
Words nearby fixed oil
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British Dictionary definitions for fixed oil
a natural animal or vegetable oil that is not volatile: a mixture of esters of fatty acids, usually triglyceridesAlso called: fatty oil Compare essential oil
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Medical definitions for fixed oil
A nonvolatile oil, especially a fatty oil of vegetable origin.
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