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lubricating

verb
present participle of lubricate

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to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • used a petroleum based machine oil to lubricate the gears

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“Lubricating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lubricating. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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