And researchers in Australia are currently working on a study of lubricant use among breast-cancer survivors.
Credit is the lubricant that moves the machinery of global commerce.
A tube of lubricant also flew into the stalls as a duvet was swiftly scooped up.
Language like that is a lubricant to the calamity all around us.
When using a diamond it is not necessary to employ a lubricant, but there is some advantage in doing so.
The casing also serves to retain a certain amount of lubricant.
In Mexico, however, a lubricant almost always had to be applied in government affairs, and that lubricant was gold.
Soap is often useful as a lubricant to facilitate the driving of screws.
Olive Oil has been used as a lubricant since the early days of horology, the older writers giving many methods of treating it.
Jerry was the first to take his stick of lubricant from his tool bag.
1828, probably from lubricant (adj.), or from Latin lubricantem.
"reducing friction," 1809, from Latin lubricantem (nominative lubricans), present participle of lubricare "to make slippery or smooth," from lubricus "slippery; easily moved, sliding, gliding;" figuratively "uncertain, hazardous, dangerous; seductive," from PIE *sleubh- "to slip, slide" (see sleeve).