lubricant


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lu·bri·cant

 (lo͞o′brĭ-kənt)
n.
1. A substance, such as grease or oil, that reduces friction when applied as a surface coating to moving parts.
2. A slippery liquid, gel, or oil that is used to reduce friction on or soreness of body tissue.
3. One that facilitates conversation or cooperation: saw coffee as a social lubricant.

lu′bri·cant adj.

lubricant

(ˈluːbrɪkənt)
n
a lubricating substance, such as oil
adj
serving to lubricate
[C19: from Latin lūbricāns, present participle of lūbricāre. See lubricate]

lu•bri•cant

(ˈlu brɪ kənt)

n.
1. a substance, as oil or grease, for lessening friction, esp. in a mechanism.
2. something that increases ease of functioning.
adj.
3. capable of or used in lubricating.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lubricant - a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slipperylubricant - 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

lubricant

noun lubricator, oil, grease industrial lubricants
Translations
زَيْت تَشْحيم
mazadlomazivo
smøremiddel
kenõanyag
smurolía, koppafeiti
lubrifiant
mazadlo
motor yağıyağ

lubricant

[ˈluːbrɪkənt]
A. ADJlubricante
B. Nlubricante m

lubricant

[ˈluːbrɪkənt] nlubrifiant m

lubricant

adjSchmier-; lubricant oilSchmieröl nt
nSchmiermittel nt; (Med) → Gleitmittel nt

lubricant

[ˈluːbrɪkənt] nlubrificante m

lubricate

(ˈluːbrikeit) verb
to oil (a machine etc) to make it move more easily and smoothly.
ˌlubriˈcation noun
ˈlubricant noun
something (oil etc) which lubricates.

lubricant

n. lubricante, agente oleaginoso que al lubricar disminuye la fricción entre dos superficies;
oil-based ______ oleaginoso;
waterbased ______ acuífero.

lubricant

adj & n lubricante m
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South Korea's SK Lubricants Co Ltd said it has started commercial operations at a 330 million Euro ($413 million) lubricant base oil joint venture in Spain with Repsol.
This work offers an overview of lubrication aspects of a typical powertrain system and examines major issues such as the development status of automotive lubricant test methods.
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Women who used lubricant during sex reported significantly higher levels of satisfaction and pleasure in a new study by sexual health researchers at Indiana University.
A sharper market competition is feared to beset the country's lubricant oil industry this year with shrinking demand as a result of slump that still hits the automotive market.
This lubricant product will provide a durable, dry, colorless film coating that will bond tenaciously to the applied surface, according to the manufacturer.
Specialty lubricant concentrates for most thermoplastics reportedly improve wear resistance and mold release, reduce warpage and rejects, lower material and energy costs, make finishing easier, and reduce tool wear.