rose oil

noun

Definition of rose oil

: a fragrant essential oil obtained from roses and used chiefly in perfumery and in flavoring

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The compounds include rose oil or nitrogen fertilizer. Rebecca Spalding, Bloomberg.com, "The DNA Cops Who Make Sure the World’s Deadliest Viruses Aren’t Rebuilt," 27 June 2018 The compounds include rose oil or nitrogen fertilizer. Fortune, "These DNA Cops Make Sure Deadly Viruses Don't Get Rebuilt," 27 June 2018 All eight shades are infused with geranium and rose oils for a lovely floral scent. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "Origins Launches Blooming Bold Lipstick and Sheer Lip Balm Made With Real Flowers," 28 Sep. 2018 Manufacturing production had been mostly growing since mid-2016, when rising oil prices helped reverse a hit to U.S. energy production. Sharon Nunn, WSJ, "Cold Weather Masks Weakening Factory Production," 14 Dec. 2018 Manufacturing production has been rising since mid-2016, when rising oil prices helped reverse a hit to U.S. energy production. Eric Morath, WSJ, "U.S. Industrial Production Edged Up in October," 16 Nov. 2018 This is mainly due to rising oil prices: Fuel accounts for 17 to 22 percent of an aircraft’s operation costs, and the price of jet fuel has gone up 50 percent in the past year. Aditi Shrikant, Vox, "Why airlines are allowed to overbook their flights," 14 Nov. 2018 The market is probably spooked by the still rising oil prices. Annabelle Liang, The Seattle Times, "Asian markets slip on energy gains, Japan data," 3 Oct. 2018 Fitch said rising oil prices and a surge in U.S. oil production have made Texas and other oil-producing states more economically and financially stable. Collin Eaton, Houston Chronicle, "Texas' natural resources revenue to rise in 2018 with higher oil prices," 25 Jan. 2018

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1552, in the meaning defined above

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rose oil

noun

Medical Definition of rose oil

: a fragrant essential oil obtained from roses and used chiefly in perfumery and in flavoring especially : attar of roses

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