Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of stand oil in English:
Linseed oil or another drying oil thickened by heating, used in paints, varnishes, and printing inks.
- The nonaqueous media include linseed or stand oils, dryers, varnish, alkyds, molten wax, organic solvent-based acrylic, epoxy, stains, and lacquers.
- They are low viscosity and may be thickened with stand oils or thinned with solvents, as desired.
- Sun-thickened and stand oils have very different characteristics and are made in different ways.
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