Is the oil used for lubricating the cylinder the same as that used for rest of the engine?
These are for lubricating oils and for the lighting of homes.
But soon motion set the lubricating valves at work, and the sockets grew slippery again.
Meanwhile I began to wonder how our benzine and lubricating oil were faring.
The act of lubricating the mass must have taken place during the process of swallowing; certainly nothing was applied beforehand.
His tones were low, now, and as oily as a lubricating life-buoy.
The latter is thought to be due to the ammonia uniting to form a soap with the oil of the lubricating skin glands.
Each group of seven-cylinders has its own magneto and lubricating pump.
There was no provision for lubricating either cylinders or bearings while this motor was running.
This collects the lubricating oil and acts as a small reservoir for same.
1620s, "to make slippery or smooth" (especially by the application of an oil), from Latin lubricatus, past participle of lubricare "to make slippery or smooth," from lubricus "slippery" (see lubricant (adj.)). Related: Lubricated; lubricating. Earlier verb was lubrify (1610s), from Medieval Latin lubrificare.