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Translation of "oil" - English-Spanish dictionary

oil

noun /oil/
a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals aceite; petróleo olive oil vegetable oil cooking oil He put some oil on the hinges of the door The car’s engine is in need of oil. oils noun plural oil paint óleo He paints in oils. oily adjective ( comparative oilier, superlative oiliest) of, like or covered with oil aceitoso, grasiento, graso an oily liquid an oily rag. trying to be too friendly or polite empalagoso The waiters in that restaurant are too oily. oilfield noun a place where mineral oil is found yacimiento petrolífero There are oilfields in the North Sea. oil paint noun paint made with oil pintura al óleo Some artists prefer to use oil paint(s). oil painting noun a picture painted with oil paints. cuadro al óleo oil palm noun a palm tree whose fruit and seeds yield oil. palmera oil rig noun a structure used to drill oil-wells plataforma petrolífera He works on an oil rig. oil tanker noun a ship used for carrying oil petrolero An oil tanker has run aground near here. oil well noun a hole drilled into the earth or the sea-bed to obtain petroleum. pozo petrolífero strike oil to find oil under the ground encontrar petróleo After drilling for several months, they finally struck oil We’ve struck oil (= found what we have been looking for) in our search for a suitable house.
Translations of “oil”
in Arabic زَيْت, بِتْرول…
in Korean 식용유, 기름…
in Malaysian minyak…
in French huile…
in Turkish petrol, yemeklik yağ, sıvı yağ…
in Italian olio, petrolio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤膚/護發, 防護油, 潤膚油…
in Russian нефть, масло…
in Polish ropa (naftowa), olej…
in Vietnamese dầu…
in Portuguese óleo, petróleo…
in Thai น้ำมัน…
in German das Öl…
in Catalan oli, petroli…
in Japanese 油, 石油…
in Indonesian minyak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润肤/护发, 防护油, 润肤油…
(Definition of oil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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