ring-oil

transitive verb
\ ˈriŋˌȯil \

Definition of ring-oil

: to oil (a bearing) by conveying the oil to the point to be lubricated by means of a ring that rests upon and turns with the journal and dips into a reservoir containing the lubricant

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History and Etymology for ring-oil

back-formation from ring oiler

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“Ring-oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring-oil. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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