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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 (35)
  • "That Kathy, she's a real social lubricator," Stevie said.
  • But still, they've banked on fairly large -- they've always used money as a lubricator of everything.
  • Related Costs: compressed-air dryer, compressed-air lubricator, compressor compressed-air tank, flexible suspension system
  • The lubrication is effected by means of a triple sight-feed lubricator, one feeder delivering to steam inlet, and two serving the main shaft bearings. for more
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