Oleic-acid meaning

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An oily liquid monounsaturated fatty acid, C18 H34 O2 , occurring in animal and vegetable oils and used in making soap.
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An oily, unsaturated fatty acid, C17H33COOH, present in the form of the glyceryl ester in most animal and vegetable fats and oils, used in making soap, ointments, etc.
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An oily liquid occurring in animal and vegetable oils and used in making soap. Chemical formula: C18H34O2.
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(organic chemistry) An unsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms and one double bond, found in olive oil and very many other vegetable and animal oils and fats; it is used for making soap, cosmetics etc.
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