Synonyms of 'oil: Industrial oils'
banana or pentyl acetatebenzaldehydea yellowish fragrant volatile oil occurring in almond kernels and used in the manufacture of dyes, perfumes, and flavourings and as a solvent for oils and resins. Formula: C6H5CHO biodiesela biofuel intended for use in diesel engines bonecrudeChinese wood or tungcoala combustible compact black or dark-brown carbonaceous rock formed from compaction of layers of partially decomposed vegetation: a fuel and a source of coke, coal gas, and coal tar colzaany of several plants (genus Brassica) of the crucifer family, esp. rape, whose seeds yield an oil used in lubricants, salad dressings, etc. diesela ship, locomotive, lorry, etc, driven by a diesel engine dryingfuelany substance burned as a source of heat or power, such as coal or petrol fuselglutaraldehydea water-soluble oil used as a disinfectant, tanning agent, and in resins. Formula: C5H8O2 gasa fossil fuel in the form of a gas, used as a source of domestic and industrial heat heavylinseedmineralneat's footparaffina liquid mixture consisting mainly of alkane hydrocarbons with boiling points in the range 150°–300°C, used as an aircraft fuel, in domestic heaters, and as a solvent parathiona slightly water-soluble toxic oil, odourless and colourless when pure, used as an insecticide. Formula: C10H14NO5PS rapeseedrosina translucent brittle amber substance produced in the distillation of crude turpentine oleoresin and used esp in making varnishes, printing inks, and sealing waxes and for treating the bows of stringed instruments shalespermstandtrainturpentinea colourless flammable volatile liquid with a pungent odour, distilled from turpentine oleoresin. It is an essential oil containing a mixture of terpenes and is used as a solvent for paints and in medicine as a rubefacient and expectorant whale oiloil obtained either from the blubber of whales (train oil) or the head of the sperm whale (sperm oil) ▷ See oil
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