- v. present participle of lubricate.
- adj. Of or pertaining to something that lubricates.
“I can see this "granting" business has worked somewhat in lubricating this somewhat incestuous exercise of reviewing one's own work.”
“A second explanation, probably the most widely accepted right now, is that ice is slippery because friction between objects and ice melts the ice, creating a thin lubricating film of water.”
“You torpedomen never heard of anything called lubricating oil?”
“The writer is now advising the use of the grade known as lubricating oil, as the result of the extensive experiments made on Staten Island.”
“The molecular structure of a crude oil also dictates whether a crude stream can be used for the manufacture of specialty products, such as lubricating oils or of petrochemical feedstocks.”
“CLMT is a refiner that processes crude oil into specialty products such as lubricating oils and solvents, as well as into gasoline and other fuels.”
“The sweet madness of n|om talk is spiritually lubricating and awakening.”
“Sweat seeped between us, lubricating and aiding his attempts at escape.”
“The grease thus collected has several applications: in metallurgy, for lubricating machinery, and in pharmaceuticals.”
“Geophysicists talk about lubricating fault to prevent extreme rupture (very controversial); perhaps economists need to find a way to lubricate the economy so that bubbles will break earlier, thus causing less destruction.”
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