Pronunciation: (oi'lur), [key]
1. a person or thing that oils.
2. a worker employed to oil machinery.
3. any of several devices, other than pressure devices, for feeding lubricating oil to a bearing.
4. an oilcan.
5. Often, oilers. an oilskin garment, esp. a coat.
6. a ship using oil as fuel.
7. See oil tanker.
8. an oil well.
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