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linseed oil

n.
A yellowish oil extracted from the seeds of flax and used as a drying oil in paints and varnishes and in linoleum, printing inks, and synthetic resins.
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linseed oil

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow oil extracted from seeds of the flax plant. It has great drying qualities and is used in making oil paints, printer's ink, linoleum, etc
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lin′seed oil`


n.
a drying oil obtained by pressing flaxseed, used in making paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc.
[1540–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.linseed oil - a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
linoleic acid, linolic acid - a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap
linolenic acid - a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils; an essential fatty acid
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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Translations

linseed oil

nLeinöl nt
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linseed oil

[ˈlɪnsiːdˈɔɪl] nolio di semi di lino
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