Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Korean translation of “oil”

See all translations

oil

noun [no plural]
 
/ɔɪl/
A2 a thick liquid made from plants or animals that is used in cooking
식용유
vegetable oil
B1 a thick liquid that comes from under the earth’s surface and is used as a fuel
기름
an oil company an oil well
oils [plural] thick paints with an oil base, used for painting pictures
유화 물감
Do you paint in oils?
Translations of “oil”
in Arabic زَيْت, بِتْرول…
in French huile…
in Italian olio, petrolio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤膚/護發, 防護油, 潤膚油…
in Russian нефть, масло…
in Turkish petrol, yemeklik yağ, sıvı yağ…
in Polish ropa (naftowa), olej…
in Spanish aceite, petróleo…
in Portuguese óleo, petróleo…
in German das Öl…
in Catalan oli, petroli…
in Japanese 油, 石油…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润肤/护发, 防护油, 润肤油…
(Definition of oil from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “oil” in Korean

Definitions of “oil” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More