fixed oil


noun Chemistry.

a natural vegetable or animal oil that is nonvolatile, as lard oil, linseed oil, etc.

Origin of fixed oil

First recorded in 1790–1800
Also called fatty oil.
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British Dictionary definitions for fixed oil

fixed oil

noun

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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Medicine definitions for fixed oil

fixed oil

n.

A nonvolatile oil, especially a fatty oil of vegetable origin.

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