lubricating substance


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Noun1.lubricating substance - a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slipperylubricating substance - 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
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75 million people in the UK, and is caused by the degeneration of cartilage, the lubricating substance at the end of bones.
Another alternative to treat knee pain caused by OA is viscosupplementation, which involves the injection of a thick lubricating substance called hyaluronate.
The lubricating substance of the condom, it was said, was HIV.