Translation of "oil" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ɔɪl/ us /ɔɪl/

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

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

an oil company
an oil well
oils [ plural ]

thick paints with an oil base, used for painting pictures

Do you paint in oils?

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