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noun

a thick oil made by heating linseed oil to temperatures of 600°F and higher, used chiefly as a medium in paints.

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Origin of stand oil

First recorded in 1920–25
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stand oil

noun

a thick drying oil made by heating linseed, tung, or soya to over 300°C: used in oil enamel paints
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