[ US /ˈɔɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɔ‍ɪl/ ]
  1. oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
  2. any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  3. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  4. a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  1. cover with oil, as if by rubbing
    oil the wooden surface
  2. administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
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How To Use oil In A Sentence

  • He called the foiled butt "Really juicy and nearly perfect. Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery
  • Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.
  • In 1850 Joy and Edward Wilson patented twin boilers working in parallel within the same casing.
  • The softer rock has been weathered away into soil.
  • After such a long time in storage, all the oil will have drained to the sump.
  • Sewage overflowed into wash basins at West Middlesex Hospital following a blockage in one of the toilets.
  • The recoil from the shot blew James onto his back, unconscious once again.
  • Fishing. Tie magnets to a string, cut fish shapes out of construction paper and attach a paper clip to the fish's mouth and voila.
  • You can boil some brown rice and leave to cool for tomorrow. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure
  • If you lip balm contains phenol, camphor, menthol, peppermint oil or eucalyptus, it's most likely making your lips more chapped than not.
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