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Definition of white oil in English:


A colourless petroleum distillate, especially liquid paraffin, used medicinally and in the food and plastic industries.
Example sentences
  • Penreco also makes white oils at its plant in Dickinson, Texas, which is running at normal levels.
  • Consumption of white oils is associated with inflammation, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.
  • Schaeffer manufactures a variety of white oils for use within the textile manufacturing and processing industries.

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