Translation of "oil" - English-Italian dictionary

oil

noun [ no plural ] uk /ɔɪl/

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

olio

B1 a thick liquid that comes from under the earth’s surface and is used as a fuel

petrolio
an oil company
an oil well
oils [ plural ]

thick paints with an oil base, used for painting pictures

olio, colori ad olio
Do you paint in oils?

(Translation of “oil” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)