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oil
v. spread with oil; grease, lubricate
 
n. greasy liquid (derived from animal, vegetable, and mineral substances) that does not mix with water and is used for many purposes (i.e. food, fuel, lubrication, etc.); petroleum

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Oil
An oil is any neutral, nonpolar chemical substance, that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures, and is both hydrophobic (immiscible with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (miscible with other oils, literally "fat loving"). Oils have a high carbon and hydrogen content and are usually flammable and slippery.

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Oil (disambiguation)
In the most general sense, an oil is any liquid not miscible with water.

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oil

Noun
1. a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
(hypernym) lipid, lipide, lipoid
(hyponym) sassafras oil
(derivation) anoint, inunct, anele, embrocate
2. oil paint used by an artist
(synonym) oil color
(hypernym) oil paint
3. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
(synonym) vegetable oil
(hypernym) edible fat
(hyponym) cooking oil
(substance-holonym) margarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, marge

Verb
1. cover with oil, as if by rubbing; "oil the wooden surface"
(hypernym) cover
2. administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
(synonym) anoint, inunct, anele, embrocate
(hypernym) bless


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oil
v. olejovat
 
n. ropa; olej

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oil
Czas. oliwić; oleić
 
Rzecz. olej; oliwa


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