tempering oil

tempering oil

[′tem·pə·riŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A high-viscosity neutral petroleum oil, such as a steam cylinder stock, used for the drawing or tempering of steel. Also known as steam-hammer oil; summer black oil.
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Khaman Ingredients Chana dal 250 gm Yoghurt 50 gm Sugar 1 tsp Salt to taste For tempering Oil 1 tbsp Mustard seeds A' tsp Green chili 3-4 nos.
"But there is concern that further financial troubles related to eurozone debt may be tempering oil demand at the margin."
Analysts question whether the latest round of price rises will be very effective in tempering oil demand growth.
Heat the tempering oil in a separate pan on a high heat.
Mapa of the University of the Philippines said the government's decision to suspend the next tax hike on fuel will certainly help in tempering oil prices.
US economic data showed retail sales in December had risen at the weakest pace in seven months, while first-time claims for jobless benefits increased, tempering oil's re-bound.