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n. pl. o·le·os

[Short for oleomargarine.]


(ˈoʊ liˌoʊ)

Older Use. margarine.


a combining form meaning “oil”: oleoresin.
[< Latin, comb. form representing oleum oil]


When Margarine was referred to by its original full name of Oleomargarine, it was often just called “oleo” for short.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oleo - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butteroleo - a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
vegetable oil, oil - any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
stick - a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
paste, spread - a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
trans fatty acid - a fatty acid that has been produced by hydrogenating an unsaturated fatty acid (and so changing its shape); found in processed foods such as margarine and fried foods and puddings and commercially baked goods and partially hydrogenated vegetable oils
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Republican Dale Kooyenga goes on to point out that serving oleo in the lockups would save money, because butter costs three times more than margarine.
This time a red Honda quad and a number of power tools and equipment including two Husqvarna chainsaws, an Oleo Mac chainsaw, an Efco hedge trimmer, strimmer and socket and tool sets were taken.
In Buenos Aires, it has an agreement with Guia Oleo, the online restaurant guide opinion leader.
Queiroz Galvao Oleo e Gas (QGOG), the largest privately held drilling contractor and provider of drilling and production services in Brazil, has named its newly built, ultradeepwater dynamically positioned semi-submersible drilling rig, Alpha Star.
A falta de dominio tecnologico de todas as etapas de desenvolvimento levara, provavelmente, a baixa qualidade da biomassa e de teores dos principais constituintes quimicos do oleo essencial e de rendimentos.
Desta forma, os suplementos elaborados com mistura de oleos de linhaca mais oleo de palma e proteina isolada de soja mais levedo de cerveja (SLiPa PiLc-1), suplemento oleo de linhaca (SLi), suplemento oleo de palma (SPa), suplemento proteina isolada de soja (SPi), suplemento levedo de cerveja (SLc) apresentaram em sua composicao quantidades iguais de mel, acucar, polen, lecitina de soja, nucleo vitaminico, aroma de baunilha e acido ascorbico e quantidades variaveis das fontes de oleos e proteinas (Tabela 2).
The other contract, awarded by Queiroz Galvao Oleo e Gas (QGOG) to Kepple FESL Brasil, involves repair and maintenance of the semi Alaskan Star.
Dentro dos parametros climaticos, temperatura atmosferica e precipitacao tem sido apontadas como fatores que influenciam a composicao e conteudo de oleo essencial em varias plantas aromaticas.
Pela sua origem, o biodiesel e suscetivel ao processo de oxidacao e a sua estabilidade depende das condicoes iniciais do oleo ou gordura utilizados em sua producao, bem como das condicoes de armazenamento do produto final.
James Agut Bureth and Esbon Oleo Nyapir have a week to appeal NEC decision.
The Oleo Specialities materials to be distributed by IMCD UK include Loxiol lubricants, and the Edenol range of low and high temperature plasticisers, release agents, anti-static, anti-fogging, anti-block additives and viscosity modifiers.
At the IoD Young Directors' forum were Phil Mennie, PwC; James Villarreal, Glide; Mel Williams, Spiral Group; Matt Roberts, Bean2Bed Alan Binstead, Oleo International; Michelle Stott, CityDesk Clive Bawden, Young Directors' Forum; MEP Malcolm Harbour; Graham Muth, Cobbetts Charlotte Bell and Jeremy Cornwall, Bell Cornwall Will Lodder, Moore Stephens; Paul Spires, Catalyst; Marco Gonzalez, Croam