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tr.v. lubed, lub·ing, lubes
To lubricate (a car's joints, for example).
A lubricant, such as one applied to machinery: silicone lube.
n., v. lubed, lub•ing. Informal. n.
2. an application of a lubricant to a vehicle.v.t.
3. to lubricate: to lube a bicycle chain.
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|Noun||1.||lube - 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
|Verb||1.||lube - apply a lubricant to; "lubricate my car"|