boiled oil

noun

Definition of boiled oil

: any fatty oil (such as linseed oil) whose drying properties have been improved by heating usually with driers (such as lead soaps) also : any drying oil made by treating a raw oil with driers in the cold — compare bodied oil

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“Boiled oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boiled%20oil. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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