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Translation of "oil" - English-German dictionary

oil

noun /oil/
a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals das Öl olive oil vegetable oil cooking oil He put some oil on the hinges of the door The car’s engine is in need of oil.
oils noun plural
oil paint die Ölfarbe He paints in oils.
oily adjective
of, like or covered with oil ölig an oily liquid an oily rag.
trying to be too friendly or polite aalglatt The waiters in that restaurant are too oily.
oilfield noun
a place where mineral oil is found das Ölfeld There are oilfields in the North Sea.
oil paint
paint made with oil die Ölfarbe Some artists prefer to use oil paint(s).
oil painting
a picture painted with oil paints. das Ölgemälde
oil palm
a palm tree whose fruit and seeds yield oil. die Ölpalme
oil rig noun
a structure used to drill oil-wells der Ölbohrturm The ship sailed past an enormous oil rig.
oil tanker noun
a ship used for carrying oil der Öltanker An oil tanker has run aground near here.
oil well noun
a hole drilled into the earth or the sea-bed to obtain petroleum. die Ölquelle
strike oil
to find oil under the ground auf Öl stoßen, Erfolg haben After drilling for several months, they finally struck oil We’ve struck oil (= found what we have been looking for) in our search for a suitable house.
Translations of “oil”
in Arabic زَيْت, بِتْرول…
in Korean 식용유, 기름…
in Malaysian minyak…
in French huile…
in Turkish petrol, yemeklik yağ, sıvı yağ…
in Italian olio, petrolio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤膚/護發, 防護油, 潤膚油…
in Russian нефть, масло…
in Polish ropa (naftowa), olej…
in Vietnamese dầu…
in Spanish aceite, petróleo…
in Portuguese óleo, petróleo…
in Thai น้ำมัน…
in Catalan oli, petroli…
in Japanese 油, 石油…
in Indonesian minyak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润肤/护发, 防护油, 润肤油…
(Definition of oil from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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