Oil

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Definition

oil: petroleum; grease, fat (extracted from olives, sunflowers, etc.)
noun
olive oil a yellow or green oil obtained by pressing ripe olives

Examples

  • "After he displaced all of its contents, he was able to locate the required oil in less than a minute."
  • "Like truffle oil or something."
  • "Water 20.7%, Triclosan 0.3%, fragrance composition 2,0% with Coriander Oil, and Cypress Oil."
  • "It took him nearly twenty-five minutes to find a small flask of jasmine oil on the alphabetically arranged shelf of botanical extracts."
  • "Macadamia Nut Oil"
  • "Bruno : Oil and vinegar, please."
  • "Icarus : Mr. Oléré, in your latest shipment you've got oils from Tasmania, Edelweiss extract imported from Austria, and 700 thoraxes from the African honey bee!"
  • "Each billboard is accompanied by a high-powered fan and several cartridges of Washed Up fragrance oil."
  • "America's oil and coal-reliant economy and its refusal to ratify the Kyoto treaty on global warming is one of the contributing factors to the destruction of the ozone layer."

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