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lubricate

verb [T]  /ˈlu·brɪˌkeɪt/ ( infml lube,  /lub/) us  
to put oil or an oily substance on or in something so that its parts move easily: to lubricate gears/machinery
lubrication
noun [U]  /ˌlu·brɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ ( infml lube,  /lub/) us  
engine lubrication
Translations of “lubricate”
in Spanish lubricar, engrasar…
in French lubrifier…
in German schmieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤滑,給…加潤滑油…
in Russian смазывать…
in Turkish yağlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润滑,给…加润滑油…
in Polish smarować…
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