- oil is part of the Basic English 850.
- (uncountable) A black liquid burned to create heat.
- They found oil in their backyard.
- (uncountable) A clear liquid used for cooking and in machines to make them run well.
- Cook the potatoes in oil.
Related words and phrases[change]
- To put clear oil on a machine to make it run well.
- She oiled the parts of the gun.