axle grease

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a thick heavy grease used to lubricate axles

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There was no apparent difference in friction between lubricants that are liquid at room temperature (peanut oil, olive oil, motor oil, mineral oil) and those that are solid (pork tallow, beeswax, petrolatum wax, axle grease).
Fathers who have had to prime balky carburetors by hand to get the old family pickup truck going show up smelling of gasoline and axle grease. The lobstermen and sardine packers may arrive smelling of fish.
BEING a Grand Slam-winning rugby player was less about hair gel and more about axle grease in 1976.
His many inventions include adhesives, axle grease, bleach, chili sauce, dyes, fuel briquettes and instant coffee.
He did so with money he had earned running errands for the neighbors and selling axle grease for his grandmother.
LIPSTICK, a rubber ring, axle grease and Vaseline are just some of the bizarre luxury items selected by contestants on the latest I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
The show's organisers revealed that among the bizarre items were a rubber ring, axle grease and Vaseline.
Shamed aristocrat Lord Brocket said his axle grease is to stop creepy-crawlies from climbing up his legs.
From the peanut he made cheese, milk, coffee, flour, shampoo, axle grease, pickles, ink, dyes, soap, wood stains, and insulating board, to name but a few of his 300 products.
Then: logger with a bucket of lard or axle grease who would slop it on a primitive skid road as teams of oxen pulled logs downhill.
There's hair remover, flea powder, axle grease, anti-freeze, engine oil, sheep dip, pigs pills, nail varnish, curry powder, toothpaste and after sha ve.
Derrick Walker, who was once up to his elbows in axle grease, now owns his own team and regularly beats movie legend Paul Newman's team.
Some bearings have grease caps that require filling with axle grease. Newer furnaces often have permanently lubricated bearings that don't need oiling.
The inside back surface of each box has been lightly "painted" with axle grease (which turns out, in fact, to look a lot like yellowish-brown paint when pushed around in this way).
He ended up in Dyea, where he salvaged some rancid butter and sold it as axle grease. With the proceeds, he set up shop as a tailor, and over the next few years he operated a clothing store in Skagway and in Dawson.