oil bath

noun

Definition of oil bath

: a bath of oil: such as
a : a volume of oil in which a solid is submerged (as for lubrication, preservation, or tempering)
b : the container for oil so used
c : a stream of oil flowing upon a cutting tool to cool it

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“Oil bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20bath. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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