lubricant lubricant  /ˈlub rə kənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

Usage(s):

  1. For its many devotees, khat is a social lubricant on a par with coffee or alcohol in the West.
  2. He woos it with Simoniz, Prestone, Ethyl and rich lubricantsand goes broke trading it in on something flashier an hour after he has made the last payment on the old one.
  3. Add a sixth gear to the transmission, lower-friction lubricants and electronic valve controls, and you would be up another 17%.

News

  1. Introducing Microbotz: Afton Chemical’s New Heroes of Protection and Performance

    Afton Chemical is excited to introduce Microbotz™, heroes of protection and performance for our Industrial lubricant additive Portfolio.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. CITGO® Lubricants Receives GE Jenbacher Approval for Pacemaker® GEO LFG LA 40

    HOUSTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lubricants recently launched its Pacemaker GEO LFG LA 40 Gas Engine Oil with the exclusive GE Jenbacher seal of approval. Designed for biogas operating conditions, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Injector Manifold Assembly offers 3 lubrication pressure options.

    Injector Manifold Assembly package, available for companies using Spra-Rite lubrication system, includes Spra-Rite injector manifold, enclosure interface, pressure regulator, and pressure gauge. Pressurized lubricant is encapsulated within manifold assembly until injection cycle is initiated, and injector manifolds are available using 2, 4, 6, or 8 injectors. Each injector is independently ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "The No. 1 issue in the economy and the No. 1 issue in our industry today is the credit crisis," says Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation, the country's largest auto dealer network. "It's the lubricant that drives the global economy. It's...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Mike Jackson Source: USA Today

  2. "Now, they'll be able to have access to credit and capital," Jackson said. "The danger of not having a bailout is those groups would have been denied access to credit and capital, which is the lubricant of our system - the necessary...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Ira Jackson Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  3. "We have discussed today the chance of committing the venture that produces additive compounds to implement the project of lubricant production," Alekperov said.
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Vagit Alekperov Source: Kommersant

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