Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

drying oil

noun

Definition of drying oil

  1. :  an oil (as linseed oil) that changes readily to a hard tough elastic substance when exposed in a thin film to air



Circa 1760

First Known Use of drying oil

circa 1760


Learn More about drying oil


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up drying oil? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

expressing little or no emotion

Get Word of the Day daily email!