linseed oil definition

  • noun:
    • A yellowish oil obtained from the seeds of flax and used as a drying oil in paints and varnishes and in linoleum, printing inks, and synthetic resins.
    • An oil, extracted from flax seeds, made use of as a drying broker in shows, varnishes an such like.
    • oil gotten by pressure from flaxseed.
    • A drying-oil created by pressure from linseed, varying in shade from light amber to dark yellow.
    • a drying oil obtained from flax seed and found in making specific things like oil paints

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