Part of speech: verb

To lubricate or anoint with oil.

Part of speech: noun

A greasy liquid, of vegetable or animal origin, insoluble in water.

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Usage examples "oil":

  1. They carried the oil lamps from the car and thus made good progress. - "The Auto Boys' Mystery", James A. Braden.
  2. You are in the oil business now, are you? - "The Secret of the Night", Gaston Leroux.
  3. The time is approaching when oil, gas, and coal will not supply the power needed in America. - "The Enchanted Canyon", Honoré Willsie Morrow.