- a person or thing that lubricates.
Origin of lubricator
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Examples from the Web for lubricator
The ratchet wheel and pawl shown in fig. 48 are part of the lubricator.Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained
Walter C. Runciman
At half past three the investigation had got as far as the lubricator.The Valiants of Virginia
Hallie Erminie Rives
Carefully adjusting the drips from the lubricator, he set them to give a more liberal supply than was usual.The Hero of Panama
F. S. Brereton
By this simple contrivance the capillary action can be stopped or renewed in a second, without removing the top of the lubricator.
Some form of lubricator is usually fitted at G in order to supply oil to the bearing continuously.
- a person or thing that lubricates
- a device for applying lubricant
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