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LUBRICATING OIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lubricating oil mean? 

LUBRICATING OIL (noun)
  The noun LUBRICATING OIL has 1 sense:

1. a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

  Familiarity information: LUBRICATING OIL used as a noun is very rare.


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LUBRICATING OIL (noun)


Sense 1lubricating oil [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

grease; lubricating oil

Hypernyms ("lubricating oil" is a kind of...):

oil (a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "lubricating oil"):

axle grease (a thick heavy grease used to lubricate axles)


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