a plan to shield a country from the economic damage caused by sudden, sharp rises in oil prices caused by wars, terrorism, accidents, natural disasters, or political decisions, esp. by arranging to get oil from multiple countries
The Arctic National Wildlife Rescue will be crucial to U.S. oil security.
[oil-seed] /ˈɔɪlˌsid/ noun 1. any of several , as the castor bean, sesame, or cottonseed, from which an is expressed.
- Oilseed cake
noun a compacted mixture of the meal remaining after vegetable oil has been extracted from seeds such as cottonseed and groundnut and used as animal feed or fertilizer; also called oilcake Word Origin 1850
- Oil-seed rape
noun 1. another name for rape2
noun, Geology. 1. a black or dark-brown shale or siltstone rich in bitumens, from which shale oil is obtained by destructive distillation. noun 1. a fine-grained shale containing oil, which can be extracted by heating oil shale A fine-grained black or dark brown shale containing hydrocarbons in the form of kerogen. When heated, oil shale […]