a brownish-yellow oil obtained by expression from rapeseed and used chiefly as a lubricant, an illuminant, and in the manufacture of rubber substitutes.
the oil obtained from the seeds of the rape plant and used in making lubricants and synthetic rubber
[kom] /kɒm/ noun 1. Trademark. Comedy Central: a cable television channel. 2. computer output on microfilm. 1. a prefix meaning “with,” “together,” “in association,” and (with intensive force) “completely,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (commit): used in the formation of compound words before b, p, m: combine; compare; commingle. 1. . 2. . 3. . […]
[koh-muh] /ˈkoʊ mə/ noun, plural comas. 1. a state of prolonged unconsciousness, including a lack of response to stimuli, from which it is impossible to rouse a person. [koh-muh] /ˈkoʊ mə/ noun, plural comae [koh-mee] /ˈkoʊ mi/ (Show IPA) 1. Astronomy. the nebulous envelope around the nucleus of a comet. 2. Optics. a monochromatic aberration […]
- Coma aberration
coma aberration n. The distortion in image formation occurring when a bundle of light rays enters an optical system that is not parallel to the optic axis.
[koh-mey-ker, koh-mey-ker] /koʊˈmeɪ kər, ˈkoʊˌmeɪ kər/ noun, Finance. 1. a person who formally undertakes to discharge the duties of the of an instrument, especially a promissory note, in the event of the default.