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The quality or condition of being lubricious.
[Late Latin lūbricitās, slipperiness, from Latin lūbricus, slippery; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. formal or literary lewdness or salaciousness
2. rare smoothness or slipperiness
3. capacity to lubricate
[C15 (lewdness), C17 (slipperiness): from Old French lubricité, from Medieval Latin lubricitās, from Latin, from lūbricus slippery]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
lu•bric•i•ty(luˈbrɪs ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. oily smoothness; slipperiness.
2. ability to reduce friction.
3. lewdness; lustfulness.
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lewd or lecherous behavior or attitude; lasciviousness. — lubricious, adj.See also: Sex
the condition of being uncertain or unstable. — lubricious, adj.See also: Chance
the state or condition of having smooth surface, as to facilitate movement against another surface with a minimum of friction. — lubricious, adj.See also: Materials, Properties of
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lubricity[luːˈbrɪsɪtɪ] N (frm or liter) (= lewdness) → lascivia f
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n (liter: = lewdness) → Schlüpfrigkeit f
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