And as he gradually began to lose fat, and to dwell upon gunnery, we found his oiliness most useful to prevent corrosion.
His manner was cordial to the point of oiliness, yet cold and insincere.
Surely, he thought, there was a suggestion of oiliness about it, and—then in a moment he knew.
The seeds, however, are oily, and this oiliness preserves them.
True lubricants differ from ordinary liquids of equal viscosity inasmuch as they possess the property of “oiliness.”
Carefully take off the skin, as its oiliness will give the fish a strong and disagreeable taste when cooked.
"That tail," spoke Mr. Marrapit, a sinister hardness now behind the oiliness.
Very refreshing in warm weather and an excellent remedy for oiliness of the skin.
The mineral oils are mixtures of hydrocarbons of variable viscosity, flashing-point, density and oiliness.
In selecting oils for low speeds and great pressures, viscosity must be the first consideration, and next to that “oiliness.”
Cunning and ingratiating; sly and unctuous: his perfect-pitch portrayal of Artie, the oily producer of The Larry Sanders Show (1879+)