Translation of "lubricate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈluː.brɪ.keɪt/ us

to use a substance such as oil to make a machine operate more easily, or to prevent something sticking or rubbing

A car engine needs to be well lubricated with oil.
lubrication noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌluː.brɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us informal lube

(Translation of “lubricate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈluːbrikeit/

to oil (a machine etc) to make it move more easily and smoothly

lubricar, engrasar
Clean and lubricate the fan motor annually.
lubrication noun

lubricant noun

something (oil etc) which lubricates.


(Translation of “lubricate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)