oil length

noun

Definition of oil length

: the ratio of drying oil to resin in a varnish or similar coating expressed usually as the number of gallons of oil per 100 pounds of resin varnishes are usually classified as to oil length as well as to the major types of oil and resin used— S. B. Levinson — compare long-oil, short-oil

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“Oil length.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20length. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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