HyperDic: oil

English > 6 senses of the word oil:
NOUNsubstanceoila slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
artifactoil, oil color, oil colouroil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
substanceoil, petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oila dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
foodoil, vegetable oilany of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
VERBcontactoilcover with oil, as if by rubbing
bodyoil, anoint, inunct, anele, embrocateadminister an oil or ointment to
oil > pronunciation
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Rhymesairfoil ... uncoil: 21 rhymes with oyl...
English > oil: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.
Narroweralmond oil, expressed almond oil, sweet almond oilpale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
animal oilAny oil obtained from animal substances
babassu oil, babacu oilfatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil
calamus oilcarcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume
camphor oiloil distilled from camphor resin
chaulmoogra oilAn oil from chaulmoogra trees
cohune-nut oil, cohune oil, cohune fatsemisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm
croton oilviscid acrid brownish-yellow oil from the seeds of Croton tiglium having a violent cathartic action
essential oil, volatile oilAn oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes
fixed oil, fatty oilnonvolatile animal or plant oil
fuel oil, heating oilA petroleum product used for fuel
fusel oilA mixture of amyl alcohols and propanol and butanol formed from distillation of fermented liquors
grease, lubricating oilA thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate / lubricate machinery)
hydnocarpus oiloil from seeds of trees of the genus Hydnocarpus especially Hydnocarpus wightiana (Hydnocarpus laurifolia)
hyssop oilUsed chiefly in liqueurs
lemongrass, lemon grass, lemongrass oilAn aromatic oil that smells like lemon and is widely used in Asian cooking and in perfumes and medicines
linseed oil, flaxseed oilA drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
mineral oilA distillate of petroleum (especially one used medicinally as a laxative or stool softener)
motor oiloil used to lubricate / lubricate the moving parts of a motor
mustard oiloil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap
neroli oilAn odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring
pennyroyal oiloil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint
pennyroyal oil, hedeoma oilaromatic oil from American pennyroyal
petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oilA dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
rape oil, rapeseed oil, colza oiledible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant
safflower oiloil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints
sassafras oiloil from root bark of sassafras trees
shale oiloil extracted from oil shale by heating
spike lavender oil, spike oilpale yellow essential oil obtained from spike lavender used in scenting soaps and cosmetics
stand oilA thick oil comprised of linseed, tung, or soya oils which have been heated to over 300 C
tall oilAn oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants
tung oil, Chinese wood oilA yellow oil obtained from the seeds of the tung tree
Broaderlipid, lipide, lipoidAn oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
Spanishaceite, óleo, petróleo
Catalanoli
Adjectivesoilycoated or covered with oil
Nounsoilera cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
oilera well that yields or has yielded oil
oilera worker who oils engines or machinery
Verbsoiladminister an oil or ointment to
oilcover with oil, as if by rubbing
English > oil: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningoil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist.
Synonymsoil color, oil colour
Broaderoil paintpaint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
Spanishcolor al óleo, óleo
Catalanoli
English > oil: 6 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons.
Synonymspetroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil
Narrowerresidual oil, residoil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled
Broaderfossil fuelfuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
oilA slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
Substancescarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcrudo, keroseno, petróleo
Catalanbenzina, cru, petroli
English > oil: 6 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningAny of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants.
Synonymvegetable oil
Narrowercanola oil, canolavegetable oil made from rapeseed
coconut oil, copra oiloil from coconuts
cooking oilAny of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
corn oiloil from the germs of corn grains
cottonseed oiledible oil pressed from cottonseeds
drying oilAn oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
madia oilUsed as a substitute for olive oil
olive oiloil from olives
palm oiloil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
peanut oil, groundnut oilAn oil from peanuts
safflower oiloil from seeds of the safflower plant
salad oilAny of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings
sesame oiloil obtained from sesame seeds
soybean oil, soyabean oiloil from soya beans
sunflower oil, sunflower-seed oiloil from sunflower seeds
sweet oilmild vegetable oil when used as food
walnut oiloil from walnuts
Broaderedible fatoily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
Substance ofmargarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, margeA spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
Spanishaceite, aceite vegetal
Catalanoli vegetal
Adjectivesoilycontaining an unusual amount of grease or oil
English > oil: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with oil, as if by rubbing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"oil the wooden surface"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishaceitar
Catalanoliar
Nounsoila slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
oilera worker who oils engines or machinery
English > oil: 6 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningAdminister an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsanoint, inunct, anele, embrocate
BroaderblessGive a benediction to
Spanishungir
Catalanungir, untar
Nounsoila slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water

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