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  Definition of oil
  1. oil paint used by an artist
  2. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  3. a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  4. administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  5. cover with oil, as if by rubbing; "oil the wooden surface"
Similar Words: oil color, vegetable oil, anoint, inunct, anele, embrocate

 

Hyponyms: cooking oil, sweet oil, canola oil, coconut oil, copra oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil, olive oil, palm oil, peanut oil, groundnut oil, salad oil, safflower oil, sesame oil, soybean oil, soyabean oil, sunflower oil, sunflower-seed oil, walnut oil, madia oil, drying oil, sassafras oil, calamus oil, rape oil, rapeseed oil, colza oil, hydnocarpus oil, babassu oil, babacu oil, cohune-nut oil, cohune oil, cohune fat, almond oil, expressed almond oil, sweet almond oil, pennyroyal oil, hedeoma oil, hyssop oil, spike lavender oil, spike oil, croton oil, fuel oil, heating oil, animal oil, camphor oil, grease, lubricating oil, essential oil, volatile oil, mineral oil, motor oil, fixed oil, fatty oil, fusel oil, stand oil, neroli oil, tall oil, petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, shale oil, linseed oil, flaxseed oil, tung oil, Chinese wood oil, chaulmoogra oil

 

Substance Meronyms: margarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, marge

 

Derivational Morphology: anoint, inunct, anele, embrocate, liniment, embrocation, unction, inunction, anointing, anointment, anointer, oiler

 

Anagrams: ILO

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: vaj   Bosnian: nafta and ulje  
Catalan: benzina and oli   Chinese: 石油 and  
Croatian: nafta and ulje   Danish: olie and smøre  
Dutch: invetten and oliën and olie   Esperanto: olei and oleo and petrolo  
Finnish: öljy and öljytä and voidella   French: huile  
German: Öl and ölen and mit   Greek: πετρέλαιο and λάδι and λαδώνω  
Hebrew: לשמן and שמן   Hungarian: olaj  
Icelandic: olía   Italian: oliare and olio and petrolio  
Japanese: 石油 and   Korean: 기름  
Latvian: eļļa and eļļot and taukot   Maltese: pitrolju and żejt  
Norwegian: matolje and olje   Polish: naoliwić and olej  
Portuguese: óleo and petróleo   Russian: масло and нефть  
Slovene: nafta and naoljiti and olje   Spanish: aceitar and aceite and engrasar and petróleo  
Swedish: matolja and olja   Telugu: చమురు and నూనె  
Turkish: yağ   Vietnamese: dầu  
 
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