mineral oil

  • 1 Mineral oil — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 mineral oil — n. 1. any oil found in the rock strata of the earth; specif., petroleum 2. any colorless, tasteless oil derived from petroleum and used as a laxative …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Mineral oil — For crude oil found in geological deposits, see Petroleum. Bottle of mineral oil as sold in the U.S. A mineral oil is any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non vegetable (mineral) source,… …

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  • 4 mineral oil — a colorless, oily, almost tasteless, water insoluble liquid, usually of either a standard light density (light mineral oil) or a standard heavy density (heavy mineral oil), consisting of mixtures of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum by… …

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  • 5 mineral oil — A mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum, used as a vehicle in pharmaceutical preparations; occasionally used as an intestinal lubricant; can interfere with absorption of fat soluble vitamins. SYN: heavy liquid petrolatum, liquid… …

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  • 6 mineral oil — nafta statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemės plutoje susidaręs degus aliejaus konsistencijos (paprastai tamsios spalvos, savito kvapo) skystis. Sudarytas iš įvairių angliavandenilių, deguonies, sieros ir azoto junginių. Iš… …

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  • 7 mineral oil — Naphtha Naph tha (n[a^]f th[.a] or n[a^]p th[.a]), n. [L. naphtha, Gr. na fqa, fr.Ar. nafth, nifth.] 1. (Chem.) The complex mixture of volatile, liquid, inflammable hydrocarbons, occurring naturally, and usually called {crude petroleum}, {mineral …

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  • 8 mineral oil — A type of oil that is made from petroleum (mixture of oily liquids found in the earth). Mineral oil is used in laxatives, lubricants, creams, and lotions …

    English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 9 mineral oil — alyva statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Klampus angliavandenilių mišinys, gaunamas apdorojant mineralinės kilmės organines medžiagas. atitikmenys: angl. mineral oil rus. минеральное масло; нефтяное масло ryšiai: sinonimas – mineralinė alyva …

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  • 10 mineral oil — Petroleum, mineral tar, rock oil, stone oil, Barbadoes tar, Seneca oil …

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  • 11 mineral oil — noun Date: 1771 an oil of mineral origin; especially a refined petroleum oil used especially as a laxative …

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  • 12 mineral oil — Synonyms and related words: animal oil, cerate, drying oil, essential oil, ester, fat, fatty oil, fixed oil, grease, hydrogenated fat, lipid, oil, oleum, polyunsaturated fat, sebum, tallow, unsaturated fat, vegetable oil, volatile oil …

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  • 13 mineral oil — min′eral oil n. pha chem. a colorless, oily, almost tasteless oil obtained from petroleum by distillation and used chiefly as a lubricant, in cosmetics, and as a laxative • Etymology: 1795–1805 …

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  • 14 mineral oil — A light lubricating oil refined from crude oil …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 15 mineral oil — /mɪnərəl ˈɔɪl/ (say minuhruhl oyl) noun any of a class of oils of mineral origin, as petroleum, consisting of mixtures of hydrocarbons, and used as illuminants, fuels, etc., and in medicine …

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  • 16 mineral oil — noun a distillate of petroleum (especially one used medicinally as a laxative or stool softener) (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑oil …

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  • 17 mineral oil — noun any mixture of aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons derived from petroleum used for very many applications, but not as a fuel Syn: E905a, anti foaming agent, petrolatum …

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  • 18 Mineral oil — Минеральное масло …

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  • 19 mineral oil — greasy liquid substance used for many purposes (such as lubrication, medicine, etc.) …

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  • 20 mineral oil — noun petroleum, or a distillation product of petroleum …

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