grease


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Synonyms for grease

a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

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the state of being covered with unclean things

lubricate with grease

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No more grease and dirt, mind, and a clean shirt occasionally, or you'll get a tow over the side.
I take off my ring, I wear my worst clothes, I use no bear's grease, and I frequently lament over the late Miss Larkins's faded flower.
This, and the resumption of my ring, as well as of the bear's grease in moderation, are the last marks I can discern, now, in my progress to seventeen.
answered she, 'I used the butter to grease those poor trees that the wheels chafed so: and one of the cheeses ran away so I sent the other after it to find it, and I suppose they are both on the road together somewhere.
The person who had left the candle grease on the floor?
Did you notice any candle grease on the floor when you did the room yesterday?
Then, if there had been a large patch of candle grease on the floor, you think you would have been sure to have seen it?
There was a building to which the grease was piped, and made into soap and lard; and then there was a factory for making lard cans, and another for making soap boxes.
My sons," the Duke of Egypt was saying to his audience, in a falsetto voice, "sorceresses in France go to the witches' sabbath without broomsticks, or grease, or steed, merely by means of some magic words.
WELL, I got a good going-over in the morning from old Miss Watson on account of my clothes; but the widow she didn't scold, but only cleaned off the grease and clay, and looked so sorry that I thought I would behave awhile if I could.
It was here that the brave Abbe wrote a book with his own blood, with a pen made of a piece of iron hoop, and by the light of a lamp made out of shreds of cloth soaked in grease obtained from his food; and then dug through the thick wall with some trifling instrument which he wrought himself out of a stray piece of iron or table cutlery and freed Dantes from his chains.
Including wells, Covers, Wires, Sinks, High water shutters, Tv inspections, Deterioration, Plugging, Damage, Sludge extraction, Sewage cleaning, Root cutting, Smoke tests, Grease separators, Etc.
USPRwire, Wed Dec 30 2015] Vacuum Grease Market by Type (Fluorocarbon-based Vacuum Grease, Hydrocarbon-based Vacuum Grease, Silicone-based Vacuum Grease), by Application (Laboratory Equipment, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace/Aviation, Others), by Region - Global Forecast to 2020
SKF's new battery-driven grease gun, the TLGB 20, includes an Integrated grease meter to help prevent over- and underlubrication.
Anyone familiar with machinery of any kind, especially in the days before modern sealed and lubricated-for-life bearings, knows about grease fittings.