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synonyms for lubrication

  • lube
  • grease job
  • lube job
  • lubing
  • oiling
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The rod and piston in an air compressor need lubrication to keep from overheating.
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Some compressors use oil that must be properly maintained, while oilless compressors use a slick material coating to provide permanent lubrication.
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Zerk fittings facilitate easy lubrication of those bushings.
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The only oil which is used to any extent in gas-engine lubrication that is not of mineral derivation is castor oil.
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The oils used for cylinder lubrication are obtained almost exclusively from crude petroleum derived from American wells.
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With this arrangement positive lubrication is entirely independent of engine position.
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The brake is watched carefully, lest irregularity of lubrication should cause oscillation of speed with the changing resistance.
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But this is only a small portion of the difficulties that must be overcome in cylinder lubrication.
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The purpose of lubrication is to reduce friction between the two surfaces in contact.
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Concluding that lubrication was necessary, he leaned over and licked it, acquiring a strong brass taste upon his tongue.
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