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Definition of Oil


  1. 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.
  2. To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil.
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Oil Translations

oil in Afrikaans is olie
oil in Danish is olie
oil in Dutch is olie
oil in French is huile
oil in Italian is oleato
oil in Norwegian is olje
oil in Spanish is aceite, el aceite