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oil

oil

 
pronunciation:
oIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a slippery liquid that comes from minerals, animals, plants, or chemicals.
Vegetable oil is used for cooking, while pine oil is used to make cleaners.
similar words:
fat, grease, petroleum
definition 2: a liquid found beneath the earth's surface that is used for fuel and to run machines.
The furnace uses oil for fuel.
synonyms:
petroleum
similar words:
fuel, gas, gasoline, grease
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