oleo-, ole-, -oleic, ol- (Greek > Latin: [olive] oil; fat).
Wool fat containing about 30% water; used as an base for ointments and skin medications.
Any salt or ester of linoleic acid.
A colorless liquid, essential to human nutrition, found in linseed and other natural oils and used in making soaps, emulsifiers, and quick-drying oils.
A tough washable floor covering, made from canvas or other material coated under heat and pressure with powdered cork, rosin, and linseed oil.
1. Containing or producing oil.
2. Similar to oil in nature or consistency.
3. Unpleasantly eager to please, charm, or to be of service to people [directly and via Old French oleagineux, from Latin oleaginus, "of an olive tree, oily"].
A small tree that is similar to the olive tree. It has silvery leaves and branches, greenish yellow flowers, and fruit that resembles olives.
1. A salt of oleic acid.
2. A pharmacopeial preparation consisting of a combination or solution of an alkaloid or metallic base in oleic acid, used as an inunction [administration of a drug in ointment form by rubbing to cause absorption of the active ingredient].
1. Derived from or relating to oil.
2. Derived from or relating to oleic acid.
A colorless oily liquid found in almost all animal and vegetable fats. An unsaturated fatty acid, it is used to make soap, ointments, cosmetics, and lubricating oils.
Producing oil; as, oleiferous seeds.
1. The chief constituent of olive oil and occurring in varying amounts in most other fixed oils.
2. A yellow oily liquid that occurs naturally in most fats and is mainly used as a textile lubricant.
3. The liquid part of any fat.
Short for margarine.
Injection of oil into a joint cavity.
Treatment with gold salts in a fat or oily base.
A duct or channel for the conveyance of oil from an oil-well or oil-field.
A granuloma resulting from deposits, usually injected, of lipid material.
oleograph, oleography, oleographic:
A colored lithographic print made on canvas (or cloth as well as on paper) with oil colors in order to imitate an oil painting.
A medicinal preparation obtained by extraction of the active components of a crude drug into an oil.
A butter substitute made by hydrogenation of a mixture of vegetable oils.
1. A hydrometer used to determine the specific gravity of oils, or calibrated in the range of specific gravity of oils.
2. An apparatus for determining the content of oil in a material.
A pleonastic (redundant) term referring to a yellow fatty substance extracted from beef fat, used in the manufacture of margarine and soap.
Having an affinity for oils or oily materials; readily absorbing oil.
Tending to repel, or not to absorb, oils or oily materials.oleo-pneumatic: A reference to a device or system that absorbs shocks by a combination of forcing oil through an orifice and compression of air or another gas.
A mixture of a resin and an essential oil, either obtained naturally from plants or produced synthetically.
Oily quality or consistence; oiliness.
Greasy; relating to abnormality of the sebaceous aparatus.
The treatment of diseases by the administration of oils given internally or applied externally; eleotherapy.
A condition in which a lung is compressed in the treatment of tuberculosis by injections of sterile oil.
A solution of a vitamin in oil.
oleum (singular), olea (plural):
A solution of sulfur trioxide in sulfuric acid.
Shaped like an olive.
The oil tree, Olea europaea, of the Oleaceae. Its fruit yields olive oil, a fixed oil that consists chiefly of olein and palmitin; and is used as a nutritive food; in medicine as a laxative, as an emolient external application to wounds or burns, and as an ingredient of liniments and ointments.
A British term for gasoline (gas) for the motor-driven vehicles.
A translucent, oily, semisolid, amorphous, yellowish or whitish mass obtained from petroleum and used as a lubricant, as a rust preventive, and in cosmetics and medicine.
Abounding in or containing petroleum.
A naturally occurring liquid mixture of complex hydrocarbon compounds that yields combustible fuels, petrochemicals, and lubricants upon distillation; usually found in deposits beneath the earth's surface and thought to have originated from plant and animal remains of the geologic past. It is by far the most widely used fuel source in the industrialized world and is also used in many industrial products, such as plastics, synthetic fibers, and drugs.