vegetable oil

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vegetable oil any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

At the close of this ceremony the ladies were invited to partake of a feast prepared wholly of vegetables and vegetable oils.
"Court Life in China" by Isaac Taylor Headland
Ingredients: Beef, oil, salt, pepper, vinegar, parsley, capers, mushrooms, olives, vegetables.
"The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:" by Mrs. W. G. Waters
This may be in the form of an oil or a solid fat and may be either a vegetable or an animal fat.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
These include not only the ordinary fats of meat, but many animal and vegetable oils.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Johnson had built some primitive hotbeds for early vegetables out of old lumber and oiled muslin.
"The Fat of the Land" by John Williams Streeter
For this last purpose, however, it has a powerful competitor in the vegetable oils.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
It is here, chiefly, that we taste animal food, fats, butters, oils, and the richer class of vegetables and made dishes.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
This is a vegetable oil obtained from a species of rose, and is quite costly.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
It is combined with vegetable and animal oils to convert them into solid fats.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
And with these foods rich in proteid, I have taken plenty of raw vegetables and fruit, and three to four gallons of olive oil.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
Whether that oil was produced from animal or vegetable substances, appears, even now, a matter of dispute.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The older women have their own quarter of the market, in which they sell oil, grease, pearls, vegetables, drugs, dhurra, and dates.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
The natural fats, vegetable oils, and plant waxes are all esters.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
In front of the stage are two large basins of vegetable oil with huge bunches of rush-wicks.
"A Japanese Boy" by Shigemi Shiukichi
The oil does not begin to escape until the vegetables are tender; if you continue to boil them after that, it will escape.
"A Course of Lectures on the Principles of Domestic Economy and Cookery" by Juliet Corson
Frying is generally done with oil and some vegetables and all fish are cooked with it.
"Rome" by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
Amber seems to be of vegetable origin, and to consist of an oil united to this peculiar acid.
"Heads of Lectures on a Course of Experimental Philosophy: Particularly Including Chemistry" by Joseph Priestley
Don't use ordinary vegetable oil.
"The Determined Angler and the Brook Trout" by Charles Bradford
The best fats for this purpose are the vegetable oils.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
Venetian or vegetable oil soap is not so good because the ink easily becomes slimy afterward when dissolved in water.
"The Invention of Lithography" by Alois Senefelder
***

In news:

Vegetable oil 3 1/2 to 4 lb.
Jill Tyrer of St Laurent, Montreal applies a mixture of oil of oregano and vegetable oil to the feet of her daughter Lila in this file photo.
I oiled the meats and vegetables, sprinkled or rubbed on the seasonings, and then grilled 'n' chilled.
Spanish Olive Oil Vegetable Saute and Grilled Shrimp.
Finishing Oil for Vegetables and Fish.
1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.
Sugar Grilled onions and mushrooms (yield: 8 cups): 2 cup vegetable oil 3 lbs.
WORCESTERSHIRE DRESSING (YIELDS 5 CUPS): 2 1/4 cups vegetable oil 1 lb.
1 1/4 cup vegetable oil.
Vegetable oil in a wok over medium-high heat.
Vegetable oil 4 eggs 1 (15 oz.
Vanilla 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups grated zucchini 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp.
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil.
Crust 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3 tbsp.
1/4 cup vegetable oil plus more for tin.
***

In science:

Although the Newtonian fluid model captures the characteristics of many fluids as water solutions, gasoline, vegetal and mineral oils, this model is quite inadequate for describing the complex rheological behavior of many other fluids.
Existence for the steady problem of a mixture of two power-law fluids
***