verb (used with object), lu·bri·cat·ed, lu·bri·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), lu·bri·cat·ed, lu·bri·cat·ing.
Origin of lubricate
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Example sentences from the Web for lubricating
Close behind Charles came Dr. Mangan's "little girl," who had been confided with a lubricating half-crown, to his care.Mount Music|E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
Detergent, lubricating, and discutient; in itch and other skin diseases, &c.
The soap and soda in this solution improve the lubricating quality and also prevent the surfaces from rusting.Turning and Boring|Franklin D. Jones
The oldest son, William Morgan, now thirty-one years old, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of lubricating oils.Cleveland Past and Present|Maurice Joblin
The oil mingles with the steam and passes into the steam chest, and thence into the cylinder, lubricating the valve and piston.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson