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
Examples from the Web for self-lubricating
The hubs of the links are bushed with bronze, and have a graphite "inlay," which makes them self-lubricating.The Romance of Modern Mechanism|Archibald Williams
The body machine is self-building or self-growing, self-lubricating and self-repairing.The New Glutton or Epicure|Horace Fletcher
Pistons and glands are packed with soapstone, or other self-lubricating packing; and no oil is required except for bearings, etc.
Presently there were mutual introductions across the fronded celery and the self-lubricating ripe olive.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb