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acne a skin disorder caused by inflammation of the oil glands, resulting in pimples, usu. on the face.
ampulla a round bottle with two handles, used by the ancient Romans for wine, oil, or perfume. [1/2 definitions]
anoint to put oil or ointment on. [2 definitions]
Argand burner an oil or gas burner having a metal tube inside a cylindrical wick, through which air is conducted directly to the flame.
aspic2 a lavender plant of which the oil is used in making perfumes.
attar a pleasant-smelling oil extracted from flower petals.
bay rum a fragrant liquid made from bay leaves and rum or bay leaf oil mixed with alcohol and water, used esp. in toiletries.
bergamot a small citrus evergreen that bears a sour fruit whose rind yields a fragrant oil. [3 definitions]
blowtorch a portable oil-burning or gas-burning device producing an intense, localized flame suitable for melting or cutting metal.
cacciatore cooked in a covered pot with olive oil, tomato paste, onions, wine, herbs, and other ingredients.
Caesar salad a green salad topped with grated cheese, croutons, and anchovies and a dressing of olive oil, egg, lemon juice, and garlic.
camphor ice a medicinal ointment composed of wax, camphor, and oil used chiefly to treat minor skin problems.
canvas a piece of such material used as the surface for an oil painting. [2/3 definitions]
cap rock the solid rock layer that is immediately over a deposit of oil, gas, salt, or the like.
carbon black any of various finely divided forms of carbon obtained from the incomplete burning of natural gas or petroleum oil, and used to make ink, pigments, and rubber, and as a filtering agent.
Castile soap a fine white hard unscented soap made of olive oil and sodium hydroxide.
castor oil a colorless or yellowish oil derived from castor beans and used as a lubricant and cathartic.
castor-oil plant a large tropical plant, native to Africa and Asia, from whose seeds castor oil is extracted.
chamois a soft yellowish oil-dressed leather or a piece of this leather. [2/5 definitions]
chrism a consecrated oil mixed with balsam and used by some churches in certain rites, such as baptism. [1/2 definitions]
citronella a bluish green grass of southern Asia from which a fragrant oil is obtained. [2 definitions]