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vegetable oil



  1. any of a group of oils that are esters of fatty acids and glycerol and are obtained from plants

Example Sentences Including 'vegetable oil'

An additional 8 500 tonnes of cereals, vegetable oil , pulses, salt and blended foods were urgently needed to feed the refugees.
Mail and Guardian (2004)
Combine the yoghurt, lemon juice, salt, garlic, ginger, chilli, spices and vegetable oil in a bowl and mix well.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Consumers at best can expect to see the word hydrogenated vegetable oil or partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on labels.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Pat lightly and deep fry in hot vegetable oil until golden brown (about 10 - 12 minutes).
Conil, Jean & Conil, Christopher (ed) A Passion for Food
Since Indian cows are not great fat producers, cattlemen, especially in cities, add even vegetable oil and detergent to milk.
India Today (1996)
Trans fat is created when unsaturated fat (like vegetable oil ) is chemically altered so that it stays solid at room temperature.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)


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