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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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 The mixture, now available for the first time ever in the U.S., includes rose oil, calcium carbonate, male pine flower pollen, propolis, beeswax, and olive oil. Samantha Leal, Marie Claire, "This New Moisturizer Actually Heals Your Sunburn," 5 Aug. 2016 The report notes that rising oil prices have cost American families, on average, $300 a year more in gasoline. New York Times, "Fed Plays Down Trade Woes and Suggests Rosy Economic Outlook," 13 July 2018 Made up of aloe, cucumber, and rose oil, this gentle serum can be used as a daily hydrator, after-shave moisturizer, or post-sun treatment. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "11 Cooling Beauty Products That Beat the Heat," 7 July 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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