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blown oil[¦blōn ¦ȯil]
A vegetable or animal oil that has been agitated and partially oxidized by a current of warm air or oxygen, including castor, whale, fish, rape, and linseed oils; used in paints, lubricants, and plasticizers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A fatty oil that has been oxidized by blowing air through it while it is hot; sometimes mixed with mineral oil for use as a lubricant; used in paints and varnishes because oxidation increases its drying power and viscosity.
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