Definition of drying oil in English:
An oil that thickens or hardens on exposure to air, especially one used by artists in mixing paint: a varnish is a transparent coating based on drying oils, resins, and solvents
More example sentences
- The gold leaf is laid over an oil-based adhesive, essentially oil paint consisting of a drying oil and pigment.
- He had similarly sought further reductions in tariffs on wool, coal, wheat, apples, macadamia nuts, sultanas, wine, and specialized drying oils.
- Water-repellent preservatives are mixtures of a solvent such as mineral spirits or other paint thinners, wax, a resin or drying oil and a wood preservative.
Definition of drying oil in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan