from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The seed of flax, especially when used as the source of linseed oil; flaxseed.
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- n. The seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oil
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The seed of lint or flax; flaxseed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the seed of flax used as a source of oil
It is about thirty years since miners in this district adopted the use of coarse linseed oil, instead of whale oil, to burn in their lamps; and it is very generally known, that the smoke from the former is immensely greater than that from the latter, and many old miners date the greater prevalence of black spit to the introduction of the _linseed_ oil.
She went out to put her brush in linseed oil, then came back to sit with Gillam.
Flax oil also known as linseed oil, and valued in manufacturing for drying to a tough water-resistant layer is by far the richest source of omega-3 fatty acids among plant foods.
Flaxseed, also known as linseed, is about the same size as a sesame seed but is jam-packed with nutrition.
One of its nutritional attributes is, of course, the oil (also called linseed oil) which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Bakery ingredient supplier recalls linseed products on GM discovery Bakery and cereals at forefront of digestive health market, report
This cupcake is a great way to enjoy seeds such as linseed and sunflower seeds.
Often an oil such as linseed was boiled with a resin such as pine resin or even frankincense; these were called 'varnishes' and were prized for their portrait oil painting
There is a large industrial market for synthetically epoxidized vegetable oils (such as linseed or soybean), but the epoxidation process is expensive.
I believe they are the only liquids now in use, though some others, such as linseed oil, would make tolerable thermometers: but for experiments in which a very quick and delicate test of the changes of temperature is required, air is the fluid sometimes employed.