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    oil - Dictionary definition and meaning for word oil

    Definition
    (noun) a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water Definition
    (noun) oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    Synonyms : oil color , oil colour
    Definition
    (noun) a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons Definition
    (noun) any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    Synonyms : vegetable oil
    Definition
    (verb) cover with oil, as if by rubbing
    Example Sentence
    • oil the wooden surface
    Definition
    (verb) administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
    Synonyms : anele , anoint , embrocate , inunct
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