relubricate

verb
re·​lu·​bri·​cate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlü-brə-ˌkāt How to pronounce relubricate (audio) \
relubricated; relubricating

Definition of relubricate

transitive verb

: to lubricate (something) again relubricate a squeaky wheel

Other Words from relubricate

relubrication \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌlü-​brə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce relubricate (audio) \ noun, plural relubrications
a gear needing relubrication

First Known Use of relubricate

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Relubricate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relubricate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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