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lubricate in Engineering topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlubricatelu‧bri‧cate /ˈluːbrɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive]  1 TITEto put a lubricant on something in order to make it move more smoothly Lubricate all moving parts with grease.2 informal to help things to happen without any problems Vic’s working day is lubricated by endless cups of coffee.lubrication /ˌluːbrɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lubricateThe surface is lubricated by mucus.I had seen Father lubricate it.She could see the viscous juices.that lubricated its mandibles.Pizza lubricates the social life of adults, too.As a result, he was forced to lubricate the watch.Go around all the hinges and control linkages and lubricate them.It is best lubricated with wax, rather than a water misting system.