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What is oil?
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Asked 2/25/2010 3:09:26 PM
Updated 10/11/2014 12:21:47 PM
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Asked 2/25/2010 3:09:26 PM
Updated 10/11/2014 12:21:47 PM
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Flagged by alfred123 [10/11/2014 11:44:37 AM], Edited by sujaysen [10/11/2014 12:21:47 PM]
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An oil is any neutral, nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (immiscible with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (miscible with other oils, literally "fat loving").
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An oil is any substance that is liquid at ambient temperatures and is hydrophobic but soluble in organic solvents. There are different types of oils. They are Essential, Mineral, Organic and Synthetic Oils.
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