German translation of 'lubricate'
Example Sentences Including 'lubricate'
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He gestured to the room-service tray of beer and coffee he'd ordered up to lubricate the flow of their conversation.BLACK EAGLES (1993)
Stay sober and alert, I debated, or whisky to lubricate the nerves?DOUBTING THOMAS (1993)
"The warm tone and the use of his first name seemed to lubricate Harry Smith's thought processes.THE BOOK LADY (1993)
Again I swallowed, trying to lubricate a mouth gone bone-dry.NIGHT SISTERS (1993)
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British English: lubricate VERB
If you lubricate something such as a part of a machine, you put a substance such as oil on it so that it moves smoothly.
Mineral oils are used to lubricate machinery.
Translation of lubricate from the Collins English to German Dictionary