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 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 Crude inventories last week experienced the biggest decline of the year, adding more support to rising oil prices. Fuelfix Staff, Houston Chronicle, "Crude inventories plunge, adding fuel to oil rally," 27 June 2018 Fuel prices fell again last week, continuing a June trend, but rising oil prices are now expected to undo the decline. Rye Druzin, San Antonio Express-News, "Gas prices continue to fall in San Antonio, U.S.," 25 June 2018 And a rising oil price is taken as a sign of healthy growth in China, the world’s biggest oil importer. The Economist, "Crude thinkingWhy the oil price is so high," 18 Jan. 2018 For example, a rise in gasoline prices, tied to rising oil prices, helped push up sales at gasoline stations by 2% last month. Eric Morath, WSJ, "U.S. Retail Sales Soared in May," 14 June 2018 Part of the uptick in inflation this year is a product of rising oil prices, a phenomenon over which the American president has little control. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Most Americans’ Wages Have Actually Declined Over the Past Year," 13 June 2018 Blue-collar jobs have picked up in the past year as rising oil prices and the global economic rebound are driving more demand for construction and manufacturing workers. Damian Paletta, Anchorage Daily News, "U.S. economy extends its hiring spree; Trump signals markets ahead of time," 1 June 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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