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What is the density of vegetable oil?

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The density of a vegetable oil depends on the type of oil. The densities of coconut, cottonseed and olive oils are 0.925 grams/cubic centimeters, 0.926 grams/cubic centimeters and 0.918 grams/cubic centimeters, respectively. These values are when the oils are at temperatures of 15, 16 and 15 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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Density is a physical property of matter that can be defined as its mass per unit volume. It describes how heavy an object is or how closely packed the components are that make up its material. When examining the density of objects, the density of water is often used to make comparisons. All oil is less dense than water.

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