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"lubricant" in British English

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lubricantnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈluː.brɪ.kənt/ (informal lube )
a ​liquid such as ​oil that is used to make the ​parts of an ​enginemoveeasily together, or a ​substance put on any ​surface to ​help it ​move more ​easily against another one
(Definition of lubricant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lubricant" in American English

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lubricantnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlu·brɪ·kənt/ (infml lube,  /lub/ )
a ​substance that is used to make ​parts move ​easily
(Definition of lubricant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lubricant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 润滑油, 润滑剂…
in Turkish makina yağı, mekanik yağ…
in Russian смазка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤滑油, 潤滑劑…
in Polish smar…
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