Translation of "oil" - English-Russian dictionary

oil

noun [ U ] uk us /ɔɪl/
FUEL

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

нефть
an oil company
an oil well
COOKING

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

масло → See also crude oil , olive oil

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