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  • Lubrication — is the process, or technique employed to reduce wear of one or both surfaces in close proximity, and moving relative to each another, by interposing a substance called lubricant between the surfaces to carry or to help carry the load (pressure… …   Wikipedia

  • Lubrication — Lu bri*ca tion, n. The act of lubricating; the act of making slippery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lubrication — Lubrication. См. Смазка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • lubrication — (n.) 1640s, act of lubricating, noun of action from LUBRICATE (Cf. lubricate) (v.). Earlier were lubifraction (1540s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lubrication — See lubricate. * * * Introduction of any of various substances between sliding surfaces to reduce wear and friction. Lubricants may secondarily control corrosion, regulate temperature, electrically insulate, remove contaminants, or damp shock.… …   Universalium

  • Lubrication — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of friction. Prevention of friction. < N PARAG:Lubrication >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 smoothness smoothness &c. 255 Sgm: N 1 unctuousness unctuousness &c. 355 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 lubrication lubrication lubrification …   English dictionary for students

  • lubrication — n. liquor. D A little lubrication would help this party a lot. □ Wally has had a little too much lubrication …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lubrication — tepimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. lubrication vok. Schmieren, n; Schmierung, f rus. смазка, f; смазывание, n pranc. graissage, m; lubrification, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • lubrication — lubricate ► VERB ▪ apply oil or grease to (an engine or component) to minimize friction. DERIVATIVES lubrication noun lubricator noun. ORIGIN Latin lubricare make slippery , from lubricus slippery …   English terms dictionary

  • lubrication — noun see lubricate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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