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oilcup

[ oil-kuhp ]
/ ˈɔɪlˌkʌp /
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noun
a closed cup or can supplying lubricant to a bearing or bearings.
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Also called grease cup.

Origin of oilcup

First recorded in 1840–50; oil + cup
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British Dictionary definitions for oilcup

oilcup
/ (ˈɔɪlˌkʌp) /

noun
a cup-shaped oil reservoir in a machine providing continuous lubrication for a bearing
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