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cottonseed oil

n.
The usually pale yellow oil obtained from cottonseed, used in manufacturing, industry, and cooking.
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cottonseed oil

n
(Cookery) a yellowish or dark red oil with a nutlike smell, extracted or expelled from cottonseed, used in cooking and in the manufacture of paints, soaps, etc
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cot′tonseed oil`


n.
an oil obtained from cottonseed: used in the manufacture of soaps, hydrogenated fats, and in cookery.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cottonseed oil - edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
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Translations

cottonseed oil

[ˈkɒtnsiːdˌɔɪl] Naceite m de algodón
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In this case, the connection comes early in Chapter 2 of Tractate Shabbat, when the Mishnah lists the kinds of substances that may not be used to kindle a Sabbath light: The wick can't be made of "raw flax, silk fiber, weeds growing upon the water," nor can the oil be "pitch, wax, cotton-seed oil, and tallow." These are disqualified not on biblical or ritual grounds, but on pragmatic ones, as Rabbah explained: "The wicks concerning which the Sages said we may not kindle with them on the Sabbath are unacceptable because the flame flickers on them.