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Oil meaning

oil - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  2. 2. Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc. They are of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin and of varied composition, and they are variously used for food, for solvents, for anointing, lubrication, illumination, etc. By extension, any substance of an oily consistency; as, oil of vitriol.
  3. 3. To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil.
  4. 4. The unctuous juice of the olive; any liquid grease.

oil - examples of usage

  1. Amount of wages and oil- money, etc. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. 14, 187. Was that a note of the sum which each man had to get for wages and oil- money? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 14, 167. The balance that was paid to them at the end in cash was the settlement for their wages and their first payment of oil- money? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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