Definition of Lubricator

1. Noun. A substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery.

Exact synonyms: Lube, Lubricant, Lubricating Substance
Generic synonyms: Substance
Specialized synonyms: Drilling Fluid, Drilling Mud, Motor Oil
Derivative terms: Lubricate, Lubricate, Lubricate, Lubricate



Definition of Lubricator

1. n. One who, or that which, lubricates.

Definition of Lubricator

1. Noun. A device that lubricates, that applies lubricant. ¹

2. Noun. A person employed to lubricate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lubricator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lubricator

lubrical
lubricants
lubricate
lubricated
lubricates
lubricating
lubricating cream
lubricating oil
lubricating substance
lubricating system
lubrication payment
lubrications
lubricative
lubricator (current term)
lubricators
lubricin
lubricins
lubricious
lubriciously
lubricities
lubricity
lubricous
lubritorium
lubritoriums
lucanthone
lucanthone hydrochloride
lucarne
lucarnes

Literary usage of Lubricator

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1. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Leonard Archbutt, Richard Mountford Deeley (1907)
"Chapman's patent automatic cylinder lubricator, manufactured by Messrs. ... This lubricator is provided with internal mechanism, actuated by some part of ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"The piping of a lubricator is a very important consideration; it is frequently the cause of irregularities in the working of the lubricator, for which the ..."

3. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"The principle of ration is as follows: The lubricator is d with cylinder oil by removing cap K, height of oil appearing in glass L. If er is present the oil ..."

4. A Handbook on Piping by Carl Lars Svensen (1918)
"Sight Feed lubricator Connections. — The method of piping a double ... The operation of the lubricator depends upon having a greater pressure upon the oil ..."

5. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1914)
"they claim or report "lubricator syphons." If the oil should steal away through a sand hole that is "syphoning." If on account of a loose feed cone, ..."

6. Millwrighting by James Francis Hobart (1909)
"And never make the mistake of connecting the lubricator to the steam pipe on ... When attaching a single pipe lubricator, it is necessary to attach it below ..."

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