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lubricious

[loo-brish-uh s] /luˈbrɪʃ əs/
adjective
1.
arousing or expressive of sexual desire; lustful; lecherous.
2.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; lubric + -ious
Related forms
lubriciously, adverb
nonlubricious, adjective
nonlubriciously, adverb
nonlubriciousness, noun
unlubricious, adjective
Can be confused
lubricious, lubricous.
Synonyms
1. lascivious, libidinous, pornographic, obscene.
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Examples for lubricious
  • The catheter is coated with a lubricious, hydrophilic coating.
  • It is coated with a lubricious hydrophilic topcoat containing an inorganic silver releasing polymer.
  • At elevated temperatures, cobalt oxide tends to be somewhat lubricious.
  • The device is coated on the outer diameter with a lubricious coating over the distal portion of the device.
  • The net result is that an effective absorbable barrier is formed that is tissue compliant, tissue adherent, and lubricious.
  • The tapered tip and graft cover are coated with a lubricious hydrophilic coating.
British Dictionary definitions for lubricious

lubricious

/luːˈbrɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
(formal or literary) lewd, lascivious
2.
(rare) oily or slippery
Derived Forms
lubriciously, lubricously, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin lūbricus
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