Bedeutung von “oil” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ɔɪl/
Extra Examples
I noticed a small spot of oil on my jacket.The government imposed a blockade on oil trading.An excess of oil on the markets has caused prices to fall sharply.The engineers were drilling for oil.The oil tanker was attacked in the Gulf.

B1 a thick liquid that comes from under the Earth's surface that is used as a fuel and for making parts of machines move smoothly:

an oil company
an oil well

A2 a thick liquid produced from plants or animals that is used in cooking:

→ See also crude oil , olive oil

(Definition von “oil” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)