lubricate

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oil

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Synonyms for lubricate

have lubricating properties

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apply a lubricant to

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make slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant

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Low wear rates are caused by non-reactive contact parts with lubricative surface oxidation induced by the environmental and frictional conditions.
2000) including petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated biphenyls, chlorodibenzofurans, lubricative additives, decomposition products and heavy metals that come from engine parts as they wear away (ATSDR, 1997).
It is abundant in extracellular matrices and, as a kind of lubricative agent, can be injected into joint cavities for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Gravy was also banned after complaints in previous years of "unfair lubricative advantage".
Glycoproteins in saliva are responsible for the viscoelastic character of it giving a lubricative film, which enables free movement of oral tissues.
The present saliva substitutes are intended to act as a replacement of the mucoadhesive, lubricative and protective function of the natural saliva.
This is because of lubricative function played by the silane coupling agents.
Moreover, the complex viscosity of the composites reinforced by the modified wollastonite was lower than that of the composites reinforced by the unmodified wollastonite because of the lubricative function of the silane coupling agents.
This suggested that the silane coupling agents acted as a lubricative effect, so the polymer chains are easy to regularly arrange at the crystallization temperature.
Such behavior is also observed in the case of carbon nanofiber-filled systems where the predominant effect of chain slippage caused by the lubricative nature of the graphitic fillers brings the [T.
Once there, these additives further delay the mixing process because of their lubricative nature; that is, they significantly decrease the amount of viscous di ssipation that occurs.
The deleterious lubricative effect of the low-viscosity additive persists, regardless of the addition protocol, and delays the onset of the maximum torque peak, as previously demonstrated.