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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery.

Usage examples (31)
  • "We turn that into liquid form and use nanotechnology to have it perform in lubricant format," explained company CEO Jeff Marshall.
  • The conditions of pressure which may lead to solid friction in the machine here automatically call the lubricant into existence.
  • I blieve there must be some kind of lubricant involved.
  • What kind of lubricant to you prefer to use on your firearms?? for more
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