lubricity


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lu·bric·i·ty

 (lo͞o-brĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
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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lubricity

(luːˈbrɪsɪtɪ)
n
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]
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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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lubricity

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lubricity - feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
amativeness, sexiness, amorousness, erotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
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Translations
pouvoir lubrifiant

lubricity

[luːˈbrɪsɪtɪ] N (frm or liter) (= lewdness) → lascivia f
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lubricity

n (liter: = lewdness) → Schlüpfrigkeit f
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References in classic literature ?
I think that hardly less immoral than the lubricity of literature, and its celebration of the monkey and the goat in us, is the spectacle such criticism affords of the tigerish play of satire.
Yet I love facts, and hate lubricity and people without perception.
I take this evanescence and lubricity of all objects, which lets them slip through our fingers then when we clutch hardest, to be the most unhandsome part of our condition.
* Moorelube 50 combination of paraffin wax and calcium stearate provides external lubricity while maintaining fast fusion.
Coated with Hitachi's JX coating--a PVD coating that incorporates particles with enhanced self-lubricating characteristics--it has lubricity as well as hardness, heat-resistance, and chipping resistance that is vastly improved over previous coatings.
The high molecular weight, nonionic polymer reduces the tackiness of formulations while improving lubricity to minimize friction and improve blade action.
This new series combines lubricity, biostability, low misting, and low foaming to provide cleanliness and bimetallic corrosion control for parts, individual machines, and central plant systems.
With a low coefficient of friction in the range of 0.05 to 0.2, PTFE 's high lubricity overcomes abrasion or chaffing of cables and terminals in high-vibration environments such as aircraft electronic controls, military vehicles, spacecraft and other high-speed equipment.
Polyethylene oxide resins are a unique class of aerobically biodegradable, water-soluble thermoplastics that can now be processed into blown films that offer distinctive time-release and lubricity profiles.
This rubber lubricant has proven to provide excellent lubricity, a low coefficient of friction and superior slip/stick properties, according to the firm.
Offer good lubricity, stability and water-repellency.
TRIM VHP E812 delivers high levels of both boundary and EP lubricity without the use of chlorine in an easy-to-use, easy-to-manage soluble oil system.