[ US /ˈɔɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɔ‍ɪl/ ]
NOUN
  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
VERB
  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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