Oig Oil-bearing

Oil

Meanings and phrases

oil

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n.
  1. a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  2. oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist; oil color; oil colour
  3. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons; petroleum; crude oil; crude; rock oil; fossil oil
  4. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants; vegetable oil

oil

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v.
  1. cover with oil, as if by rubbing
  2. administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing; anoint; inunct; anele; embrocate

African oil palm

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n.
  1. oil palm of Africa; Elaeis guineensis

American oil palm

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n.
  1. palm of Central and South America; Elaeis oleifera

Chinese wood oil

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n.
  1. a yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung tree; tung oil

Dippel 's oil

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n.
  1. dark-colored ill-smelling oil obtained by carbonizing bone; used especially in sheep dips and in denaturing alcohol; bone oil

absinthe oil

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n.
  1. a dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves; flavors absinthe liqueurs; wormwood oil

almond oil

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n.
  1. pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds; expressed almond oil; sweet almond oil

aniline oil

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n.
  1. oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines; aniline; aminobenzine; phenylamine

animal oil

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n.
  1. any oil obtained from animal substances

babacu oil

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n.
  1. fatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil; babassu oil

babassu oil

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n.
  1. fatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil; babacu oil

baby oil

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n.
  1. an ointment for babies

banana oil

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n.
  1. a liquid ester derived from amyl alcohol; has the odor of bananas

bath oil

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n.
  1. a scented oil added to your bath water

birch oil

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n.
  1. a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain; methyl salicylate; sweet-birch oil
n.
  1. pale yellow essential oil obtained from bitter almonds by distillation from almond cake or meal

bone oil

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n.
  1. the liquid portion of bone fat; used as a lubricant and in leather manufacture
  2. dark-colored ill-smelling oil obtained by carbonizing bone; used especially in sheep dips and in denaturing alcohol; Dippel's oil

calamus oil

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n.
  1. carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume

camphor oil

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n.
  1. oil distilled from camphor resin

canola oil

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n.
  1. vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids; canola

carron oil

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n.
  1. an ointment formerly used to treat burns

castor oil

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n.
  1. a purgative extracted from the seed of the castor-oil plant; used in paint and varnish as well as medically
E.g.
  • Later he replaced the castor oil and the mica through a polymer binder.
  • Sesame oil, castor oil, grain, and various fruits are also produced there.
  • False castor oil plant False castor oil plant is the common name of two plants:
n.
  1. an oil from chaulmoogra trees; used in treatment of skin diseases and leprosy

clove oil

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n.
  1. essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines; oil of cloves

coal oil

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n.
  1. a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters; kerosene; kerosine; lamp oil

coconut oil

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n.
  1. oil from coconuts; copra oil
E.g.
  • The coconut oil is used for cooking, as hair oil and in manufacture of soap.
  • This used a mixture of mashed paraffin, stearic acid and coconut oil as a binder.
  • The copra is milled by the Huilerie de Tahiti to produce coconut oil mostly used for the monoi.

cod liver oil

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n.
  1. an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D; cod-liver oil

cod oil

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n.
  1. an inferior cod-liver oil that is used in leather manufacturing

cod-liver oil

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n.
  1. an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D; cod liver oil

cohune oil

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n.
  1. semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making; cohune-nut oil; cohune fat

cohune-nut oil

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n.
  1. semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making; cohune oil; cohune fat

colza oil

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n.
  1. edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant; rape oil; rapeseed oil

cooking oil

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n.
  1. any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
E.g.
  • Biodiesel from recycled cooking oil was available for vehicles.
  • Oil is also extracted for a variety of uses from varnish to cooking oil.
  • Maize is also a major source of cooking oil (corn oil) and of maize gluten.

copra oil

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n.
  1. oil from coconuts; coconut oil

corn oil

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n.
  1. oil from the germs of corn grains

costus oil

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n.
  1. a yellow volatile essential oil obtained from costusroot; used in perfumes
n.
  1. edible oil pressed from cottonseeds

croton oil

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n.
  1. viscid acrid brownish-yellow oil from the seeds of Croton tiglium having a violent cathartic action

crude oil

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n.
  1. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons; petroleum; crude; rock oil; fossil oil; oil
E.g.
  • It is an important quality measurement of crude oil.
  • In the 1960s, Idemitsu imported crude oil from Russia.
  • In addition Statoil has a trading office for crude oil.

diesel oil

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n.
  1. a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines; diesel fuel

dolphin oil

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n.
  1. an unsaturated fatty oil obtained from dolphins and used as a fine lubricant

drying oil

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n.
  1. an oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base

essential oil

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n.
  1. an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings; volatile oil
E.g.
  • 100 nanometers) essential oil droplets suspended in the drink.
  • The leaves have the highest concentration of essential oil (4.3%).
  • In 1989, the production of "Thymus zygis" essential oil was 25 tons.
n.
  1. an essential oil obtained from the leaves of eucalypts
n.
  1. pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds; almond oil; sweet almond oil

fatty oil

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n.
  1. nonvolatile animal or plant oil; fixed oil

fish oil

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n.
  1. a fatty oil obtained from the livers of various fish; fish-liver oil
E.g.
  • Ninety percent is processed into fishmeal and fish oil.
  • In 1861, he became a partner in a fish oil and guano company.
  • The Nisga′a also trade dried fish, seal oil, fish oil, blubber and cedar.

fish-liver oil

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n.
  1. a fatty oil obtained from the livers of various fish; fish oil

fixed oil

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n.
  1. nonvolatile animal or plant oil; fatty oil

flaxseed oil

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n.
  1. a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints; linseed oil

fossil oil

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n.
  1. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons; petroleum; crude oil; crude; rock oil; oil

fuel oil

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n.
  1. a petroleum product used for fuel; heating oil
E.g.
  • They are fueled by either natural gas or fuel oil.
  • of fuel oil was carried, giving a range of at .
  • It is also possible to operate the station using fuel oil.

fusel oil

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n.
  1. a mixture of amyl alcohols and propanol and butanol formed from distillation of fermented liquors

gas oil

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n.
  1. an oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity

groundnut oil

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n.
  1. an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap; peanut oil

hair oil

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n.
  1. a toiletry for the hair; hairdressing; hair tonic; hair grease

halibut-liver oil

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n.
  1. a fatty oil from halibut livers that is used as a source of vitamin A

heating oil

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n.
  1. a petroleum product used for fuel; fuel oil
E.g.
  • in Mount Vernon, still accepts barges of heating oil, ULSD, and biodiesel blends daily.
  • In addition to its retail arm, Parkland distributes fuel, including propane, diesel, and heating oil, to mainly commercial customers.
  • Shortly before his death, an article published in "Haaretz" indicated that Alperon had been involved in heating oil schemes with other gangsters.

hedeoma oil

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n.
  1. aromatic oil from American pennyroyal; pennyroyal oil

holy oil

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n.
  1. a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam; chrism; chrisom; sacramental oil

honey oil

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n.
  1. street names for ketamine; K; jet; super acid; special K; green; cat valium; super C
n.
  1. oil from seeds of trees of the genus Hydnocarpus especially Hydnocarpus wightiana (Hydnocarpus laurifolia)

hyssop oil

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n.
  1. used chiefly in liqueurs

lamp oil

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n.
  1. a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters; kerosene; kerosine; coal oil

lard oil

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n.
  1. oil consisting chiefly of olein that is expressed from lard and used especially as a lubricant, cutting oil or illuminant

lemon oil

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n.
  1. fragrant yellow oil obtained from the lemon peel
n.
  1. an aromatic oil that smells like lemon and is widely used in Asian cooking and in perfumes and medicines; lemongrass; lemon grass

linseed oil

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n.
  1. a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints; flaxseed oil
E.g.
  • Kerosene or linseed oil may be used to extend the "open" or working time of oil-based glazes.
  • Raw materials for making linoleum such as cork and linseed oil were also imported at the "Factory Pier".
  • As linseed oil contains a smaller molecule than acrylic paint, oil paint is able to absorb substantially more pigment.

lubricating oil

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n.
  1. a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery); grease

madia oil

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n.
  1. used as a substitute for olive oil

madia oil plant

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n.
  1. South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil; melosa; Chile tarweed; Madia sativa

menhaden oil

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n.
  1. a fatty oil obtained from the menhaden fish and used in paint and ink and in treating leather

mineral oil

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n.
  1. a distillate of petroleum (especially one used medicinally as a laxative or stool softener)
E.g.
  • The alkali metals must be stored under mineral oil or an inert atmosphere.
  • It is stored and shipped in dry, saturated hydrocarbons such as mineral oil.
  • The oil base can be diesel, kerosene, fuel oil, selected crude oil or mineral oil.

motor oil

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n.
  1. oil used to lubricate the moving parts of a motor
E.g.
  • In the same year, it mostly imported crude oil, automobiles, motor oil, coal and briquettes.
  • She has been featured in TV advertisements for products such Oral B toothpaste, and Valvoline motor oil with Virat Kohli.

mustard oil

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n.
  1. oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap

neat's-foot oil

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n.
  1. a pale yellow oil made from the feet and legs of cattle; used as a dressing for leather

neroli oil

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n.
  1. an odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring

oil beetle

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n.
  1. any of various beetles that exude an oily substance from the leg joints that deters enemies

oil burner

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n.
  1. a furnace that burns oil; oil furnace

oil business

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n.
  1. an industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products; oil industry; refining industry
E.g.
  • The name is a play on her family's oil business.
  • Born in Waterloo, Iowa, McFarlane owned a fuel oil business.
  • The oil business lacked technical know-how and scientific methodology.

oil cake

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n.
  1. mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock

oil cartel

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n.
  1. a cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil

oil change

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n.
  1. replacing dirty oil with clean

oil color

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n.
  1. oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist; oil; oil colour

oil colour

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n.
  1. oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist; oil; oil color

oil company

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n.
  1. a company that sells oil
E.g.
  • The series was sponsored by the oil company Shell.
  • TNK-BP became Russia's third largest oil company.
  • Together, they invested in the oil company Norsk Vikingolje.
n.
  1. the conservation of petroleum resources

oil filter

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n.
  1. a filter that removes impurities from the oil used to lubricate an internal-combustion engine

oil furnace

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n.
  1. a furnace that burns oil; oil burner

oil future

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n.
  1. petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date; petroleum future

oil geologist

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n.
  1. a specialist in petroleum geology; petroleum geologist

oil gland

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n.
  1. a gland that secretes oil

oil heater

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n.
  1. heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking; oilstove; kerosene heater; kerosine heater

oil industry

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n.
  1. an industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products; refining industry; oil business
E.g.
  • He is credited with creating the Russian oil industry.
  • Her early career was spent working in the oil industry.
  • The oil industry was too large and many companies merged.

oil lamp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light; kerosene lamp; kerosine lamp
E.g.
  • In 1845, a colza oil lamp and Fresnel lens was installed.
  • However, the head decomposed and was replaced by an oil lamp.
  • They has performed the film at the night with oil lamp's light.

oil meal

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n.
  1. ground oil cake

oil nut

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n.
  1. oily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood; buffalo nut; elk nut

oil of cloves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines; clove oil
n.
  1. volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally; turpentine; spirit of turpentine; turps

oil of vitriol

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n.
  1. (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry; vitriol; sulfuric acid; sulphuric acid
n.
  1. oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant; wintergreen oil

oil paint

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n.
  1. paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
E.g.
  • His main media are oil paint, watercolour and pencil.
  • His favorite medias were pumice lacquer and oil paint.
  • After 1971, she used oil paint on paper.

oil painter

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n.
  1. a painter who uses oil paints

oil painting

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n.
  1. a picture painted with oil paints
  2. the art or method of painting with oil paints
E.g.
  • He excelled in Chinese painting and oil painting.
  • The location of the original oil painting is not known.
  • Nor did Hunt confine himself to oil painting.

oil palm

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n.
  1. pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
E.g.
  • Rubber estates gave way to oil palm plantations.
  • It is thought that Arab traders brought the oil palm to Egypt.
  • In 1961, Felda's first oil palm settlement opened, with 3.75 km² of land.

oil pipeline

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n.
  1. a pipeline used to transport oil
E.g.
  • An oil pipeline runs through an outer wall of the city.
  • In 1999, the Baku-Supsa oil pipeline was put into operation.
  • New oil pipeline projects with Brazil and Venezuela are underway.

oil pressure

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n.
  1. pressure that keeps oil on the moving parts of an internal-combustion engine
E.g.
  • gauge, and oil pressure were standard.
  • An oil pressure gauge is fitted.
  • The oil pressure switch was now located at the rear of the cylinder block.
n.
  1. the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum; boring; drilling
E.g.
  • The company had a monopoly on Iraq's oil production.
  • Brunei's oil production peaked in 1979 at over .
  • It is also a center for olive oil production.

oil pump

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n.
  1. a pump that keeps a supply of oil on moving parts
E.g.
  • A brick addition on the south side was used as an oil pump house.
  • The engine features a compact balancer shaft module with an integrated oil pump.
  • Soon after regaining the lead on stage twelve, she retired with a broken oil pump.

oil refinery

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n.
  1. a refinery for petroleum; petroleum refinery
E.g.
  • In 1980 an oil refinery plant "Mažeikių Nafta" was opened.
  • Near Camarones metro station is the Mexico City oil refinery.
  • Angola plans to build an oil refinery in Lobito in the coming years.

oil rig

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n.
  1. rig used in drilling for oil or gas; drill rig; drilling rig; oilrig
E.g.
  • In 2013, three activists of Greenpeace got on a Statoil's oil rig, wearing bear suits.
  • In addition, 14 people were airflifted when an oil rig was forced up the beach by high winds.
  • When Al-Baq is secured, he reveals the location of the nuke, an oil rig off the coast of an unnamed city.

oil rigger

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n.
  1. someone who works on an oil rig; rigger

oil shale

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n.
  1. shale from which oil can be obtained by heating
E.g.
  • The cleaned hot gas returns to the oil shale dryer.
  • Both retorts process 125 tonnes per hour of oil shale.
  • The ratio of oil shale ash to raw oil shale is 2.8–3:1.

oil slick

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n.
  1. a thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship)
E.g.
  • There was no wreckage on the surface, only an oil slick.
  • During the Deepwater Horizon spill, the Macondo-252 oil slick was composed of over 205 million gallons of crude oil.
  • A tanker off the coast of Florida reported seeing an explosion and observing a widespread oil slick when fruitlessly searching for survivors.

oil stain

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n.
  1. a stain produced by oil

oil tanker

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n.
  1. a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk; oiler; tanker; tank ship
E.g.
  • The UAE owns an oil tanker named after the town.
  • Instead he went into transport by oil tanker.
  • The world's first successful oil tanker was Nobel's "Zoroaster".

oil tycoon

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n.
  1. a powerful person in the oil business

oil well

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n.
  1. a well that yields or has yielded oil; oiler
E.g.
  • The park is also the site of the first oil well in Florida.
  • There is an oil well in Singleton forest in the north of the parish.
  • It was Łukasiewicz who opened first oil well "Małgorzata" in Polish lands.

oleo oil

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n.
  1. obtained from beef fat; used in making margarine and soap and in lubrication

olive oil

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n.
  1. oil from olives
E.g.
  • The agriculture is based on olive oil and cereals.
  • Julis also had a press for olive oil or grape syrup.
  • It is often served with olive oil and red wine.

palm oil

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n.
  1. oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
E.g.
  • It is the principal source of palm oil.
  • The primary export is palm oil.
  • The orangutan was found at a palm oil plantation in Indonesian Borneo.

paraffin oil

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n.
  1. (British usage) kerosine; paraffin

peanut oil

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n.
  1. an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap; groundnut oil
n.
  1. oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
  2. aromatic oil from American pennyroyal; hedeoma oil
n.
  1. oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring

porpoise oil

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n.
  1. a yellow fatty oil obtained from porpoises and used as a fine lubricant

rape oil

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n.
  1. edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant; rapeseed oil; colza oil

rapeseed oil

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n.
  1. edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant; rape oil; colza oil

residual oil

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n.
  1. oil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled; resid

rock oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons; petroleum; crude oil; crude; fossil oil; oil

rose oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a volatile fragrant oil obtained from fresh roses by steam distillation; attar of roses
n.
  1. a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam; chrism; chrisom; holy oil

safflower oil

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n.
  1. oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints
  2. oil from seeds of the safflower plant

salad oil

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n.
  1. any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings

salmon oil

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n.
  1. a fatty oil obtained from the wastes in canning salmon; used in making soap and dressing leather

sardine oil

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n.
  1. oil obtained from sardines and used chiefly as a lubricant and in soap

sassafras oil

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n.
  1. oil from root bark of sassafras trees; used in perfumery and as a disinfectant

seal oil

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n.
  1. a pale yellow to red-brown fatty oil obtained from seal blubber; used in making soap and dressing leather and as a lubricant

sesame oil

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n.
  1. oil obtained from sesame seeds
E.g.
  • It also exported grain, rice, sesame oil and cotton cloth.
  • Some common examples are sunflower oil, canola oil, and sesame oil.
  • 14C triazofos at a dose of 4.4–4.8 mg/kg bodyweight was administered in sesame oil by gastric intubation.

shale oil

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n.
  1. oil extracted from oil shale by heating
E.g.
  • Ten known oil shale deposits in Morocco account more than of shale oil.
  • The annual shale oil production is 135,000 tonnes and oil shale gas production is .
  • In this process, the oil shale is decomposed into shale oil, oil shale gas, and spent residue.

shark oil

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n.
  1. a fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks; used for dressing leather and as a source of vitamin A; shark-liver oil

shark-liver oil

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n.
  1. a fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks; used for dressing leather and as a source of vitamin A; shark oil

snake oil

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n.
  1. (medicine) any of various liquids sold as medicine (as by a travelling medicine show) but medically worthless
  2. communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive; humbug

soyabean oil

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n.
  1. oil from soya beans; soybean oil

soybean oil

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n.
  1. oil from soya beans; soyabean oil

spearmint oil

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n.
  1. an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant

sperm oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an animal oil found in the blubber of the sperm whale
n.
  1. pale yellow essential oil obtained from spike lavender used in scenting soaps and cosmetics; spike oil

spike oil

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n.
  1. pale yellow essential oil obtained from spike lavender used in scenting soaps and cosmetics; spike lavender oil

stand oil

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n.
  1. a thick oil comprised of linseed, tung, or soya oils which have been heated to over 300 C

sunflower oil

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n.
  1. oil from sunflower seeds; sunflower-seed oil

sunflower-seed oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oil from sunflower seeds; sunflower oil
n.
  1. pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds; almond oil; expressed almond oil

sweet oil

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n.
  1. mild vegetable oil when used as food; especially olive or edible rape oil

sweet-birch oil

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n.
  1. a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain; methyl salicylate; birch oil

tall oil

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n.
  1. an oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants

tallow oil

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n.
  1. an animal oil obtained by pressing tallow; used as a lubricant

train oil

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n.
  1. a white to brown oil obtained from whale blubber; formerly used as an illuminant; whale oil

tuna oil

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n.
  1. an oil obtained from tuna

tung oil

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n.
  1. a yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung tree; Chinese wood oil

vegetable oil

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n.
  1. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants; oil
E.g.
  • The usual fat for making french fries is vegetable oil.
  • Curries are normally cooked in vegetable oil.
  • It originally burned a heavy vegetable oil.

volatile oil

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n.
  1. an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings; essential oil

walnut oil

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n.
  1. oil from walnuts

whale oil

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n.
  1. a white to brown oil obtained from whale blubber; formerly used as an illuminant; train oil
E.g.
  • Also important was a jump in demand for whale oil.
  • By 1 December she had 50 barrels of right whale oil.
  • He returned on 22 June 1819 with 500 casks of whale oil.
n.
  1. oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant; oil of wintergreen

wool oil

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n.
  1. any oil used to oil wool before spinning

wormwood oil

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n.
  1. a dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves; flavors absinthe liqueurs; absinthe oil

oil and gas

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  • It provides services to the oil and gas industry.
  • South Moravia has small oil and gas deposits.
  • He supports tapping into off-shore oil and gas supplies.

oil field

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  • It was the first oil field discovered in Middle East.
  • In 1947 a major oil field was discovered near Edmonton.
  • The company's flagship oil field is located in Tsimiroro.

oil paintings

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  • The oil paintings are copies of those in London.
  • Smith typically creates narrative oil paintings.
  • Among his oil paintings are the following:

oil fields

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  • It is one of the oldest oil fields in the state of Utah.
  • military outposts, remote oil fields).
  • Two more oil fields were captured by protesters shortly thereafter.

oil spill

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  • Five people were killed when the oil spill caught on fire.
  • A freighter collided with a rig, followed by a huge oil spill.
  • The Exxon Valdez oil spill was the largest in United States history.

oil companies

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  • The major prospecting oil companies in the area are Shell and Agip.
  • It is a subsidiary of Sinopec, one of China's national oil companies.
  • As of July 2018, there were over 60 registered oil companies in Kenya.

oil prices

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  • All were paid for with revenue from high oil prices.
  • News of the attack raised crude oil prices on global markets.
  • With an upturn in oil prices, exploration intensified in 2000.

oil on canvas

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  • It is in oil on canvas and measures 229 x 145 cm.
  • The painting is a 90.8 x 121.4 cm oil on canvas.
  • The medium, if not oil on canvas, is noted.

oil sands

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  • The Alberta part is in the Cold Lake oil sands.
  • The oil sands of Alberta, Canada are a similar material.
  • This is the main factor limiting growth of oil sands production in the WCSB.

oil crisis

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  • The 1973 oil crisis put an end to the Million Programme.
  • This was caused by the oil crisis in 1973.
  • By 1975 profits had halved, partly due to the 1974 oil crisis.
E.g.
  • Its members own and operate all oil refineries in Australia.
  • Altona North contains one of two oil refineries in Victoria.
  • Typical process plants include oil refineries, paper mills, and chemical plants.

oil and natural

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  • Sulfur is extracted from oil and natural gas.
  • Two-thirds of Azerbaijan is rich in oil and natural gas.
  • Two thirds of Azerbaijan is rich in oil and natural gas.

oil reserves

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  • Manifa is having oil reserves of 11 billion barrels.
  • Most of its oil reserves are off-shore.
  • It also ranks 16th in oil reserves.

offshore oil

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E.g.
  • It is threatened by offshore oil drilling and tanker traffic.
  • Benin began producing a modest quantity of offshore oil in October 1982.
  • Natural resources include timber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil, and hydropower.
E.g.
  • One class is that of oil exploration companies.
  • The island of Matak is the main base for oil exploration.
  • The oil exploration also means an increase in boat traffic on the rivers.

oil wells

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  • Finally, burning oil wells must be deleted using dynamite.
  • There are 25 corked oil wells.
  • So far, more than 600 oil wells have been drilled and completed in Ahvaz field.

largest oil

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  • TNK-BP became Russia's third largest oil company.
  • The Ahvaz field is the third largest oil field in the world.
  • Sinopec is the largest oil refiner in Asia by annual volume processed.

barrels of oil

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  • The field is estimated to contain 6.5 billion barrels of oil.
  • Oloibiri which has a holding capacity of 1.5 million barrels of oil.
  • By 1995 the El Dorado oil fields had produced 300 million barrels of oil.

oil drilling

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  • Herman joined the uncle's oil drilling business.
  • Successful oil drilling off of Mussel Rock began in 1927.
  • It is threatened by offshore oil drilling and tanker traffic.

oil tankers

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  • Idemitsu Kosan owns 12 oil tankers for international use.
  • Oil will be transferred from the FPSO vessel to shuttle oil tankers.
  • Ludvig Nobel invented oil tankers, and better refineries, pipelines.

oil spills

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  • While viruses, bacteria, and oil spills were ruled out the cause appeared to be starvation.
  • It is threatened by predators introduced to its breeding colonies, by oil spills, and by tanker traffic.
  • While hunting still occurs, an increasing risk to its continued survival in Ecuador is now believed to be the risk of oil spills.

large oil

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  • Most have a single large oil drop.
  • The site originally had seven large oil tanks, which have been removed.
  • It started when lightning caused a number of the large oil tanks to explode.

oil boom

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  • The oil boom contributed to the massive growth of Baku.
  • In 1931, during the Texas oil boom, oil was discovered in the area.
  • Interest in him grew after the Pennsylvania oil boom starting in 1859.

oil lamps

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  • The oil lamps were stored and serviced in this room.
  • The miners used lard oil lamps for illumination.
  • Purportedly, oil lamps were used because the power was out.

first oil

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  • Uganda has ambitions to produce first oil by 2020.
  • It was the first oil field discovered in Middle East.
  • The park is also the site of the first oil well in Florida.

major oil

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  • Baku was the major oil city of the Soviet Union.
  • In 1947 a major oil field was discovered near Edmonton.
  • The West Coyote Hills was once a major oil field, dating back to 1890.

gas and oil

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  • In 1938 the CCC built a gas and oil house.
  • Underneath the earth surface are pools of natural gas and oil.
  • The most important commercial sources for alkanes are natural gas and oil.

price of oil

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E.g.
  • In that instance, would Riyadh lower the price of oil?
  • With the drop in the price of oil in 2015 it was down to $1.4 billion.
  • when the price of oil peaked.
E.g.
  • Another factor determining the viability of oil extraction from the oil sands is the price of oil.
  • Another factor determining the viability of oil extraction from the oil sands was the price of oil.
  • Kiviter process The Kiviter process is an above ground retorting technology for shale oil extraction.

such as oil

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  • Natural resources such as oil are removed from moment universes.
  • A=S → A:) or the removal of sulfur compounds from a mixture such as oil refinery streams.
  • Ocean engineering can involve foundation and anchor systems for offshore structures such as oil platforms.

oil per

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  • The complex is capable of refining of crude oil per day.
  • The company ramped up production to of oil per day in 1984.
  • The refinery process about 44,500 barrels of crude oil per day.

oil products

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  • They were added to oil products to boost the efficiency.
  • In 2014, Rosneft exported 47 thousand tons of oil products to Abkhazia.
  • Bucharest stored and distributed much of Ploiești's refined oil products.
E.g.
  • Before the discovery of oil, logging was the pillar of the Gabonese economy.
  • The community was established in 1929 after the discovery of oil in Taylor-Link field.
  • The discovery of oil was followed by a real estate boom in the surrounding communities.

oil storage

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E.g.
  • This led to the construction of underground oil storage tunnels in Darwin in 1943.
  • Goods workings continued to serve the brickworks, and the oil storage depot at Thorneywood.
  • Targets were then switched to petroleum and oil storage and transportation networks and North Vietnamese airfields.

heavy oil

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  • It is estimated to contain as many as of heavy oil with 14° to 16° API gravity.
  • In 2018, the low price of heavy oil negatively impacted Alberta's economic growth.
  • Much smaller heavy oil or bitumen deposits also occur in the Uinta Basin in Utah, US.

oil price

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E.g.
  • oil price) or any other observable financial index.
  • Alberta boomed once again during the 2003-2008 oil price spike.
  • The old cycle was soon repeated with overproduction and the inevitable crash in the oil price.

oil revenues

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  • Gabon's oil revenues have given it a per capita GDP of $8,600, unusually high for the region.
  • He established the Bell Petroleum Oil Company, and used oil revenues to develop Bel-Air Estates.
  • In spite of the decreasing oil revenues, planning is only now beginning for an after-oil scenario.

oil rigs

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  • In 2012 there were six active oil rigs in Gabon.
  • It also has oil rigs and natural gas extraction in the eastern plains.
  • After completing his schooling, he worked in road construction and on oil rigs.

oil exports

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  • Crude oil exports accounted for more than 90% of export earnings in 2000.
  • Brunei's oil exports to the United States accounted for 17% of the total exported.
  • GDP growth is estimated to recover to over 4% in 2004, due largely to expanded oil exports.

oil refining

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E.g.
  • The desalting is usually the first process in crude oil refining.
  • Air quality is extremely poor in Baku, the center of oil refining.
  • The Corinth Refinery is one of the largest oil refining industrial complexes in Europe.

engine oil

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E.g.
  • The preferred engine oil is 5W30 API grade SL/SM.
  • The engine oil tanks were in the engine nacelles.
  • The engine oil feed system caught fire and was severely damaged.

oil platforms

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  • The coast contains nearly 4,000 oil platforms.
  • In-situ observations are obtained from buoys, ships and oil platforms.
  • Ocean engineering can involve foundation and anchor systems for offshore structures such as oil platforms.

oil tank

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E.g.
  • Each nacelle contained a oil tank, including a air space.
  • This allowed the traditional Harley-Davidson oil tank to be placed under the seat.
  • The shapely "radiator" was a combined three-gallon petrol tank and three-quart oil tank.

tons of oil

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E.g.
  • Up to 515 tons of oil fuel could be carried, giving a range of at .
  • In 2014, Rosneft exported 47 thousand tons of oil products to Abkhazia.
  • The bombing lasted an hour, and it caused the loss of 13,000 tons of oil.

foreign oil

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E.g.
  • Al-Sane opposes Project Kuwait and allowing foreign oil companies into Kuwait.
  • Egypt also paid more than $6 billion it owed to foreign oil companies within two months.
  • In this capacity, he recommended that a tax be placed on foreign oil processed within the state.

oil recovery

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E.g.
  • An application where pore size is beneficial is in regards to oil recovery.
  • The Galoter process has high thermal and technological efficiency, and high oil recovery ratio.
  • CO has been injected into declining oil fields for more than 40 years, to increase oil recovery.

seed oil

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E.g.
  • Rubber seed oil Rubber seed oil is oil extracted from the seeds of rubber trees.
  • The useful properties of the rubber seed oil make it similar to well-known linseed and soybean oil.

oil terminal

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E.g.
  • It allows oil supplies to Austria from the Italian oil terminal in Trieste.
  • "Butcher Island", also known as "Jawahar Dweep", is used as an oil terminal by the Mumbai Port.
  • Omišalj is best known in modern times for hosting the Rijeka Airport as well as Port of Rijeka oil terminal.

oil per day

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E.g.
  • The complex is capable of refining of crude oil per day.
  • The company ramped up production to of oil per day in 1984.
  • The refinery process about 44,500 barrels of crude oil per day.

new oil

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E.g.
  • Nobel invested in these and amassed great wealth through the development of these new oil regions.
  • They used this, yet it burned for eight days (the time it took to have new oil pressed and made ready).
  • The engine was equipped with an enlarged radiator, and the engine and gearbox also had new oil coolers.

oil tanks

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E.g.
  • The engine oil tanks were in the engine nacelles.
  • The oil tanks themselves had no separate coolant controlling systems.
  • The site originally had seven large oil tanks, which have been removed.

oil pipelines

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E.g.
  • In 2015, of natural gas pipelines and of oil pipelines spanned the country's territory.
  • The oil pipelines of Germany do not constitute a proper network, and sometimes only connect two different locations.
  • The country has five major oil pipelines, four of which connect with the Caribbean export terminal at Puerto Coveñas.

including oil

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  • Reed had many hobbies, including oil painting, crafts and cooking, and he loved the ballet.
  • Over the years, Adebutu was involved in bold projects including oil and gas, solid minerals, construction and maritime.
  • Katchen currently practices at Holland & Hart, where he works in commercial and natural resources litigation, including oil and gas law.

oil cooler

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E.g.
  • One ready solution was to add an external oil cooler.
  • The Company's first major product was an oil cooler for military aircraft.
  • DSG equipped models also come with an auxiliary oil cooler on the passenger side.

oil paints

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E.g.
  • Different media can increase or decrease the rate at which oil paints dry.
  • Relatively recently, water-miscible oil paints have been developed for artists' use.
  • "She encouraged me artistically to express myself and bought me my first set of oil paints.

national oil

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E.g.
  • It is a subsidiary of Sinopec, one of China's national oil companies.
  • Since 2001 the government has created GEPetrol, a national oil company; and Sonagas, a national natural-gas company.
  • Sonatrach, the national oil company, is the largest company in Africa, supplying large amounts of natural gas to Europe.

oil producer

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E.g.
  • By 1976 Saudi Arabia had become the largest oil producer in the world.
  • , Equatorial Guinea is the third-largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Brunei is the third-largest oil producer in Southeast Asia, averaging about .
E.g.
  • Koroknay's career in the international oil and gas industry began at Esso Australia Limited (Esso).
  • More than $60 billion was invested into Azerbaijan's oil by major international oil companies in AIOC consortium operated by BP.
  • An oil embargo was introduced on 20 November 1987 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a voluntary international oil embargo.

peak oil

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E.g.
  • Newman draws from Richard Heinberg's book "" as source material for portions of the show dealing with peak oil.
  • In the long term, the government seeks to deal with peak oil via potentially invading alternate-universe Texas.
  • It is attractive to those seeking large-scale solutions to anthropogenic climate change or fossil fuel depletion (such as peak oil).

oil embargo

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E.g.
  • On April 10, the suppliers' oil embargo was officially lifted.
  • As the 1973 was produced, OPEC levied an oil embargo to the USA.
  • NCSG was founded in 1977 as a result of increased woodstove use due to the oil embargo crisis of the early to mid-1970s.

oil platform

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  • Then, the Squadron Supreme visited another oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • The aircraft was en route from Bergen Airport, Flesland to Statfjord A, an offshore oil platform.
  • Hap returns from his off-shore oil platform job to discover that his best friend Leonard is being framed for a series of murders.

world oil

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E.g.
  • Jeffrey EC came into operation during the late 1970s in the wake of an energy crisis created by a quadrupling of world oil prices.
  • However, as a result of the 1986 drop in world oil prices and substantial debts from past takeovers, Dome Petroleum became an acquisition target.
  • The tomato industry started up again and thrived until the 1970s when the significant increase in world oil prices led to a sharp, terminal decline.

oil and water

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E.g.
  • Like oil and water, a molten metal may not always mix with another element.
  • It can also act as an emulsifier, to keep oil and water mixtures from separating.
  • Chimichurri is available bottled or dehydrated for preparation by mixing with oil and water.
E.g.
  • In addition, oil was discovered nearby.
  • In 1931, during the Texas oil boom, oil was discovered in the area.
  • Dhahran was settled after 1938, the year oil was discovered in the vicinity.

oil supply

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  • Azerbaijan grants Ukraine exclusive conditions for oil supply.
  • Fifty years before the battle, Baku produced half of the world's oil supply.
  • He was awarded the MBE in 1918 for his work in increasing oil supply during the First World War.

oil leak

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  • While leading their GTP class, an oil leak on the No.
  • The engine fire was the result of an oil leak.
  • Additionally, a small oil leak was found on one generator.
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