Definition of Linseed. Meaning of Linseed. Synonyms of Linseed

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Definition of Linseed

Linseed
Linseed Lin"seed` (l[i^]n"s[=e]d`), n. [OE. lin flax + seed. See Linen.] (Bot.) The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained. [Written also lintseed.] Linseed cake, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is expressed from flaxseed. Linseed meal, linseed cake reduced to powder. Linseed oil, oil obtained by pressure from flaxseed.

Meaning of Linseed from wikipedia

- Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop cultivated...
- Linseed oil, also known as flaxseed oil or flax oil, is a colourless to yellowish oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant (Linum...
- The National Linseed Oil Trust of St. Louis, Missouri, was a major company trust formed in 1885 to protect linseed oil interests in the United States...
- of oil paint and some varnishes. Some commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, tung oil, poppy seed oil, perilla oil, and walnut oil. Their use has...
- cloth, is close-woven cotton duck or linen cloth with a coating of boiled linseed oil to make it waterproof. Historically, pre-Mackintosh, oilcloth was one...
- called soy pulp) or oil. Other common press cakes come from flax seed (linseed), cottonseed, and sunflower seeds. However, some specific kinds may be...
- medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil. The choice of oil imparts...
- replacing the linseed oil. Butyl rubber is also added to the mixture to provide some strength and flexibility. Painter's Putty is typically a linseed oil-based...
- Danish oil is a wood finishing oil, often made of tung oil or polymerized linseed oil, although there is no defined formulation so its composition varies...
- that consists of particles of pigment suspended in a drying oil, commonly linseed oil. The viscosity of the paint may be modified by the addition of a solvent...
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