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fixed oil

Syllabification: fixed oil

Definition of fixed oil in English:

noun

A nonvolatile oil of animal or plant origin.
Example sentences
  • Essences are soluble in alcohol, ether and fixed oils.
  • An essential part of some carrier substances are the fixed oils and waxes.

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