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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of lubricare, from lubricus 'slippery'

lubricate

verb
     
Related topics: Engineering, Industry
lu‧bri‧cate [transitive]
1TITE to 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 noun [uncountable]

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