lubricated lubricated  /ˈlub rə ˌkeɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction

Usage(s):

  1. And immediately after each meal, 'they slid a well lubricated yard of stomach tubing down each test case's gullet.
  2. Pilots have had to cope with sticky controls, inadequately lubricated engine instruments and an anti-icing valve that stuck.
  3. He could, however, work a bit more on his lyrics, which lack the lubricated finesse evident in the rest of his songcraft.

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  1. Golding responded that "it was not intended by this Parliament when the legislation was framed that the minister was to be some lubricated conduit through which extradition requests were to automatically pass". "The minister has to satisfy...
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Bruce Golding Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  2. "Rather than socio-economic integration and political reconciliation, lubricated by a development efforts and a peace dividend, South Kordofan is the locus of an armed standoff with many fearing a return to war," de Waal wrote.
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Alex de Waal Source: IRINnews.org

  3. "It seems that when he wakes up in the morning, it's almost more inflamed overnight," Saunders said. "We're trying to get a medication where it almost keeps it more lubricated overnight, where it doesn't get inflamed over the course of the...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Flip Saunders Source: San Jose Mercury News

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