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oleic acid

n.
An oily liquid monounsaturated fatty acid, C18H34O2, occurring in animal and vegetable oils and used in making soap.
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oleic acid

(əʊˈliːɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily liquid unsaturated acid occurring, as the glyceride, in almost all natural fats used in making soaps, ointments, cosmetics, and lubricating oils. Formula: CH3(CH2)7CH:CH(CH2)7COOH. Systematic name: cis-9-octadecenoic acid
[C19 oleic, from Latin oleum oil + -ic]
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ole′ic ac′id


n.
a colorless, odorless, liquid unsaturated acid, C18H34O2, used esp. in the manufacture of soap.
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Noun1.oleic acid - a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; it is the major fatty acid in olive oil and canola oil; used in making soap and cosmetics and ointments and lubricating oils
canola, canola oil - vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
olive oil - oil from olives
monounsaturated fatty acid - an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in olive oil and chicken and almonds
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Palmitic and oleic acids, as well as the internal standards heptadecanoic acid, glyceryl triheptadecanoate, cholesteryl heptadecanoate, and phosphatidylcholyl diheptadecanoate were purchased from Sigma Aldrich Quimica.
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Jatropha curcas oil contains a large quantity of oleic acids and sunflower oil contains a large quantity of linoleic acids, while coconut oil contains a large quantity of lauric acids.
In a study carried out by Jardini and Mancini-Filho (2007), the fatty acid profile of oil extracted from pomegranate seeds presented high amount of linoleic and oleic acids, accounting for 70.09% of unsaturated fatty acids, close to values obtained in this study.
Founded in 1981, Chemical Associates is a marketer, manufacturer, and distributor of oleochemicals, including tall oil fatty acids, oleic acids, stearic acids, fractionated acids, fatty alcohols, polyunsaturated fatty acids, coconut fatty acids, castor derivatives, methyl esters, calcium stearate, metallic stearates, and glycerine.
The result is a ham that has a sweet silky smooth, melt-on-your-tongue nutty flavor that is naturally high in heart-healthy omega-3 and oleic acids, say officials.
By use of GC-MS and UPLC-MS, linoleic and oleic acids were identified as the crucial metabolites for distinguishing IPD.
high level of production and usage of sunflower oil in food industry was due to high content of oleic acids and linoleic which both of them account for about 90% of the total fatty acids [2].
The objective of this work is to investigate the impact of monoglycerols, stearic and oleic acids on tribological and plastic properties of the greases of rapeseed oil (RO) and lard (L).
In plants, linolenic, linoleic, and oleic acids provide the heart-healthy Omegas.
The ingredients are rich in vitamins and minerals, such as carotenoids, oleic acids, beta carotene and phytosterols and contain anti-aging, moisturizing, repairing, regenerating and healing powers.