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o·le·o

 (ō′lē-ō′)
n. pl. o·le·os
Margarine.

[Short for oleomargarine.]

o•le•o

(ˈoʊ liˌoʊ)

n.
Older Use. margarine.
[1880–85]

oleo-

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

Oleo

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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O oleo da castanha-do-Brasil e constituido por diversos acidos graxos, estando entre os principais o acido palmitico (13,8%), acido estearico (8,7%), acido oleico (31,4%) e acido linoleico (45,2%).
Multiple tests in a large tank showed that the Oleo Sponge works, both on the surface of the water&nbsp;and below it,&nbsp;collecting crude oil and diesel.
Further, with Oleos, we add a strong team and culture that fits the Hallstar brand.
Dentre as plantas com potencial para producao de oleos essenciais com atividade praguicida, merecem destaque as especies da familia Myrtaceae, em especial as do genero Eucalyptus, que alem de apresentarem boa adaptacao as condicoes climaticas do Brasil, possuem tambem elevada producao de oleo essencial (Estanislau et al.
5 August 2016 - Chicago, Illinois-based specialty chemistry company Hallstar has acquired Montpellier, France-based bioactive ingredient supplier Oleos, the company said.
As espumas foram dispostas, tendo-se o cuidado de que o oleo nao entrasse em contato com a rede, evitando-se que ficassem impregnadas com o odor.
Ainda vinculada a industria do oleo de dende, a borra alcalina, subproduto do refino de oleos comestiveis durante a etapa de neutralizacao alcalina do oleo, representa um grande problema ambiental.
O coco do babacu apresenta cerca de 7% de sua massa como amendoas (BEZERRA, 1995), das quais e possivel extrair um oleo de grande interesse comercial e os demais componentes podem ser usados pela propria comunidade.
Este oleo e obtido em grande quantidade, pois e utilizado rotineiramente na alimentacao da populacao.
A descoberta de oleo no litoral do estado do Espirito Santo tem impulsionado o trafico de navios ao longo do litoral aumentado as operacoes de carga e descarga nos seus maiores portos (Tubarao e Vitoria), acrescentando potencialmente o risco a possiveis derramamentos de oleo.