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tung oil

 (tŭng)
n.
A yellow or brownish oil extracted from the seeds of a tung tree and used as a drying agent in varnishes and paints and for waterproofing.

tung oil

(tʌŋ)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a fast-drying oil obtained from the seeds of a central Asian euphorbiaceous tree, Aleurites fordii, used in paints, varnishes, etc, as a drying agent and to give a water-resistant finish. Also called: Chinese wood oil
[partial translation of Chinese yu t'ung tung tree oil, from yu oil + t'ung tung tree]

tung′ oil`

(tʌŋ)
n.
a yellow drying oil derived from the seeds of a tung tree, Aleurites fordii, used in varnishes, linoleum, etc.
[1880–85; tung < Chinese tóng tung tree]
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Noun1.tung oil - a yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung treetung oil - a yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung tree
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Remember linseed and tung oil have been used for stock finishes for many years and will enhance and protect the wood.
We sanded down the top surface to take it back to the original wood and used tung oil to feed the wood, then wax to protect it.
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