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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various oils obtained from plants and used in food products and industrially.

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  • n. Any oil produced from plants, such as olive oil and corn oil.

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  • n. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants

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  • When that singular substance is analyzed by the chemists, it yields a vegetable oil and a mineral acid.] 40 Scanzia, or Thule, is described by Jornandes (c. 3, p. 610 — 613) and Procopius,

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Easy Salad in a WokIngredients2 Tbs. neutral-flavored vegetable oil with a high smoking point (grape seed, rice bran and safflower are among my favorites2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed1 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and minced1 head romaine lettuce, thoroughly washed, dried and cut into 2-inch pieces, about 5-6 cups (Note: Lettuce must be as dry as possible or else it will yield a stew-like, soggy result.

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  • The seams are caulked either with old fishing-net or bamboo shavings, and then paid with a cement called chinam, consisting of oyster-shells burnt to lime, with a mixture of fine bamboo shavings, pounded together with a vegetable oil extracted from a ground nut.

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  • The group’s Wazir Ali Industries had been a dominant force in the vegetable oil and soap industries since independence in 1947.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • The group’s Wazir Ali Industries had been a dominant force in the vegetable oil and soap industries since independence in 1947 until it was nationalized.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

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