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lubricate

verb [T] 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 [U] uk   /ˌluː.brɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ ( informal lube) us  
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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