- pertaining to or derived from oleic acid.
Origin of oleic
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This was further purified by forming the Boreum salt of oleic acid.
Care must be exercised not to heat too highly or the oleic acid will decompose.
Fats are glycerides; that is, combinations of oleic, palmetic, and stearic acids.Artificial Light
A variety of oleic acid discovered in saponified castor oil.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Besides these the fatty acids, stearic, red oil (oleic acid) are more or less extensively used.