Definition of rapeseed oil in English:

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rapeseed oil

(also rape oil)

noun

[mass noun]
An oil obtained from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, in alternative fuels, and in foodstuffs.
Example sentences
  • 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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