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Definition for: oil

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English

Pronunciation

  • AHD: oil
  • IPA: ɔɪl
  • SAMPA: OIl
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪl

Noun

oil ( plural oils )

  1. liquid fat
  2. petroleum-based liquid used as fuel or lubricant

Translations

liquid fat

  • Albanian: vaj m
  • Arabic: زيت (zayt)
  • Catalan: oli m .
  • Croatian: ulje n
  • Danish: olie c .
  • Dutch: olie f .
  • Esperanto: oleo
  • Finnish: öljy
  • French: huile
  • German: Öl n .
  • Hungarian: olaj
  • Italian: olio m .
  • Korean: 기름 (gireum), 유 (油 yu)
  • Latvian: eļļa f .
  • Norwegian: matolje, olje m .
  • Polish: olej m .
  • Portuguese: óleo m
  • Russian: масло (máslo) n
  • Slovene: olje n .
  • Spanish: aceite m , óleo m
  • Swedish: matolja c . , olja c .
  • Telugu: నూనె
  • Tetum: mina

petroleum-based liquid

  • Catalan: benzina
  • Danish: olie c .
  • Dutch: olie f . , aardolie f .
  • Finnish: öljy
  • German: Öl n .
  • Italian: petrolio m . , benzina f .
  • Korean: 기름 (gireum), 석유 (石油, seogYu)
  • Norwegian: olje m .
  • Polish: olej m .
  • Portuguese: petróleo m . , óleo m
  • Russian: нефть (neft') f
  • Slovene: nafta f .
  • Spanish: petróleo m
  • Swedish: olja c .
  • Telugu: చమురు
  • Chinese : 油 (yóu)
  • Esperanto : oleo
  • Greek : λάδι (ladi), έλαιο m (elaio, eleo), except Ancient Greek, it is rarely used. (el)
  • Hebrew : שמן m (shemen), נפט m (neft)
  • Japanese : 油 (あぶら, abura) (1), 石油 (せきゆ, sekiyu) (2)
  • Latin : oleum m
  • Welsh : olew

Verb

to oil ( third-person singular simple present oils , present participle oiling , simple past oiled , past participle oiled )

  1. ( transitive ) to grease with oil for cooking
  2. ( transitive ) to lubricate with oil

Translations

to grease with oil for cooking

  • Catalan; greixar
  • Dutch: invetten, oliën
  • Finnish: voidella, rasvata
  • Italian: oliare, oleare
  • Latvian: taukot
  • Norwegian: olje, smøre
  • Spanish: engrasar
  • Swedish: olja, smörja

to lubricate with oil

  • Danish: smøre
  • Dutch: oliën, smeren
  • Finnish: öljytä
  • Italian: oliare, oleare
  • Latvian: eļļot
  • Norwegian: olje
  • Polish: naoliwić
  • Rusian: смазывать/смазать (smázyvat'/smázat')
  • Slovene: naoljiti
  • Spanish: aceitar
  • Swedish: olja, smörja

Irish

Verb

oil

  1. to educate

Other Translations for "oil"

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