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Synonyms for oleaginous

having the qualities of fat

affectedly and self-servingly earnest

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Synonyms for oleaginous

unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

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In this study, possibility of producing microbial oil from oleaginous yeast using solid organic waste as a substrate was investigated.
Rezanka, "Production of palmitoleic and linoleic acid in oleaginous and nonoleaginous yeast biomass," International Journal of Analytical Chemistry, vol.
It is noteworthy that selection of oleaginous yeast should be directed toward the search for strains that can grow on cheap and available media, for example, the waste generated by the agrifood industry.
Known in the West as false flax, wild flax, linseed dodder, German sesame and Siberian oil-seed, camelina in the West is attracting big scientific interest for its oleaginous qualities.
In recent years, much attention has been paid to the exploration and development of alternative oil sources from oleaginous microorganisms such as yeasts, fungi, bacteria, and microalgae (1).
Alastair Miles, by contrast, misses the oleaginous side of Don Basilio, the music master, but delights in the parodic deployment of his cavernous bass, more usually heard in Wagner!
- oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, other seeds, herbs - 1.02 thousand tons worth $494.83 thousand;
And when you hear the oleaginous Grant Shapps or the irritating Iain Duncan Smith purveying their porkies, remember the immortal Mandy - no, not him, Mandy Rice Davies - whose words echo down the years.
For the farms comprised in Gr1, the prevailing TFs according to the number of farms that belong to each TF are, in order of size, TFs 1420 (cereals and roots and tubers), 1310 (cereals except rice, oleaginous plants and leguminous plants), and 1443 (combined arable crops).
Oleaginous, lugubriously lipped recruiters, who would make even a snake-oil salesman blush, accused of charging sponsors a huge fee and then leaving the recruits to languish under the burden of reimbursing their huge "fees" to pay for their visas or return of passport, maids sometimes being assigned to Dickensian-style workhouse conditions and if in desperation, they run away, they enter the netherworld of being trapped in Bahrain.
The country has five crops that produce oleaginous plant material: palm oil, soy, sesame, peanuts and cotton, of which the one being promoted the most is palm, which is concentrated mainly in the South Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAS).
Gelinas has Max's deceitful, oleaginous charm down pat from the get-go, sailing through the role with duplicitous dexterity.
Caleb selects the snobbish Erudite faction, led by the oleaginous, power-hungry Jeanine Matthews (Kate Winslet, doing what sounds conspicuously close to a Hillary Clinton impression).
Certain strains, such as Aspergillus oryzae, Rhodosporidium toruloides, Epicoccum purpurascens, Lipomyces starkeyi, Trichosporon dermatis, Mortierella isabellina, and Mucor circinelloides, are known to accumulate high amounts of lipids and the lipid content ranging between 18.1 and 42.6% of their biomass and are thus called oleaginous strains [13-20].