(also rape oil)
An oil obtained from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, in alternative fuels, and in foodstuffs.
- Cork City Council has converted 17 of their vehicles to run on rapeseed oil, under the EU CIVITAS programme.
- The large US and Brazilian ethanol programs are based on corn and sugar cane respectively, the EU's biodiesel fuels on rapeseed oil.
- He has an efficient arable operation and from it he is producing a branded rapeseed oil which he bottles and sells to retailers.
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