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  • n  a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • n  oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
  • n  a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  • n  any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  • v  cover with oil, as if by rubbing
    oil the wooden surface
  • v  administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing

  • Of all industrial accidents, few are messier than oil spills.
  • KAREN BLEIER AFP Getty Just how would you raise prices if you were an oil supplier? Controlling the supply as in the 1973 OPEC embargo has become less effective with .
  • French oil companies have operated there for most of the past 75 years.
News & Articles

  • Oil rises to $96, reverses 2 days of losses
    Oil rises to $96, reverses 2 days of losses Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:11 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 OPEC's higher production, rising crude output in the U.S. and sluggish demand have helped keep oil prices below $100 a barrel since May of last year. In the U.S ...
    June 15, 2013 - seattlepi.com
  • Oil price down slightly on lower demand forecast
    Oil price down slightly on lower demand forecast Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 5:35 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 The price of oil was down slightly but remained above $95 a barrel Wednesday as experts said global demand for crude would be slightly lower than previously ...
    June 15, 2013 - seattlepi.com
  • Oil price highest since January on Syria concerns
    Oil rose to the highest level since January amid concerns about a possible escalation in Syria's civil war. Benchmark oil for July delivery rose $1.16 to close at $97.85 a barrel on the New York Mercantile ...
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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