oleic acid definition

  • noun:
    • An oily fluid, C17H33COOH, occurring in animal and veggie essential oils and found in making detergent.
    • An unsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms plus one double-bond, within essential olive oil and incredibly a number of other vegetable and pet oils and fats; its useful for making detergent, cosmetic makeup products an such like.
    • a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; this is the significant fatty acid in coconut oil and canola oil; found in making detergent and cosmetics and creams and lubricating oils

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