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lard oil

noun
1.
a colorless or yellowish oil expressed from lard, used chiefly as a lubricant for cutting tools.
Origin of lard oil
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • Should toughness be desired, without extreme hardness, the steel may be cooled in a bath of lard oil, neatsfoot oil or fish oil.

  • lard oil and tallow were very scarce and held at exorbitant prices.

  • Shell rolls should be cleaned and oiled once a month, with lard oil.

  • About 4% to 8% is commonly required for lard oil and olive oil.

  • Lard and lard oil from animals fed on cottonseed meal may give a faint reaction.

  • "I guess I best get over by that lard oil light and go to work," breathed Mrs. Comstock.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost Gene Stratton Porter
  • A mixture of lard oil and turpentine is also used for copper.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • lard oil or a mixture of equal parts of lard oil and paraffin oil are often used for this purpose.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • lard oil is a good lubricant, although cheaper compounds give satisfactory results on many classes of work.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • The abrasive generally used is a paste made of medium or fine emery and lard oil or kerosene.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag

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