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oiling

verb
present participle of oil

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to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • if you oil the machinery on a regular basis, it will operate more efficiently

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oiling the hand (of)

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“Oiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oiling. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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