lubricate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
lubricate

Third-person singular
lubricates

Past tense
lubricated

Past participle
lubricated

Present participle
lubricating

  1. If you lubricate something, you are making it slippery or smooth (normally to reduce friction).
    The gears of the machine needs to be lubricated frequently to minimise wear and tear.

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