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Definition of "oiling" []

  • Present participle of oil. (verb)

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Use "oiling" in a sentence
  • "Rosa Lee herself ran what are called oiling joints in Clifton Terrace."
  • ""We're going to have an interesting time in the springtime," he says, "because we are about to come into the season when life starts teeming in the coastal waters, so one of the big issues that I'm concerned about is what is going to happen to the food chains - the food webs off the coast of Louisiana in particular - where the oiling was the heaviest.""
  • "Their skin is not very soft, nor shining; perhaps for want of oiling, which is practised at the southern islands; but their eyes and teeth are, in general, very tolerable."