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Meaning of LUBRICANT

Pronunciation:  'loobrukunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
 

LUBRICANT is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lubricating substance, lubricator
 
 See Also: drilling fluid, drilling mud, material, motor oil, stuff

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lu"bri*cant\, a. [L. lubricans, p. pr. of lubricare,
    See {Lubricate}.]
    Lubricating.
    
    
  2. \Lu"bri*cant\, n.
    That which lubricates; specifically, a substance, as oil,
    grease, plumbago, etc., used for reducing the friction of the
    working parts of machinery.
    
    
 

 

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