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lube

 (lo͞ob) Informal
tr.v. lubed, lub·ing, lubes
To lubricate (a car's joints, for example).
n.
A lubricant, such as one applied to machinery: silicone lube.

[Shortening and alteration of lubricant and lubricate.]

lube

(luːb)
n
lubricant
vb (tr)
lubricate

lube

(lub)

n., v. lubed, lub•ing. Informal. n.
1. lubricant.
2. an application of a lubricant to a vehicle.
v.t.
3. to lubricate: to lube a bicycle chain.
[by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lube - a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slipperylube - a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
drilling fluid, drilling mud - a mixture of clays and chemicals and water; pumped down the drill pipe to lubricate and cool the drilling bit and to flush out the cuttings and to strengthen the sides of the hole
motor oil - oil used to lubricate the moving parts of a motor
Verb1.lube - apply a lubricant to; "lubricate my car"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
Translations

lube

(US inf)
nSchmieröl nt; (Med) → Gleitmittel nt
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The four inside lube points and the two exterior lube points on top of the cradle mount usually get lubed regularly.