lubricating oil


lubricating oil
noun
a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
Syn: ↑grease
Derivationally related forms: ↑greasy (for: ↑grease), ↑grease (for: ↑grease)
Hypernyms: ↑oil
Hyponyms: ↑axle grease

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noun
: an oil (as a petroleum distillate or a fatty oil) used as a lubricant

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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