spindle oil

noun

Definition of spindle oil

: a light fluid lubricating oil from petroleum suitable for oiling the spindles of spinning machinery and also for other light high-speed machinery

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“Spindle oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spindle%20oil. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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