Lubric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lubric Having a smooth surface; slippery.
    • Lubric Lascivious; wanton; lewd. "This lubric and adulterate age."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Boiled grape juice was the fluid used as a lubricant for the first contact lenses. Eugene Flick, who invented contact lenses in 1887, chose boiled grape juice over sugar water to lubricate the thick glass lenses that covered the entire eye.
    • lubric Having a smooth surface; slippery; hence, voluble; glib.
    • lubric Unsteady; wavering.
    • lubric Lascivious; wanton; lewd.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Castor Oil®™ is used as a lubricant in jet planes.
    • adjs Lubric slippery: lewd
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Quotations

  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    “Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.”
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman%20Mailer
    “The desire for success lubricates secret prostitution's in the soul.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.”
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren Bennis
    “Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lubricus,: cf. F. lubrique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lubricāre, -ātumlubricus, slippery.

Usage

In literature:

He thought he might endeavour to contribute to general lubrication on the same lines.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
This allowed the engine to run on its own lubricating oil when the throttle was in idle position.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
Dave quickly refilled the oil cups and squirted some of the lubricant into the cracks about the shaft.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
This was a liquid that even George knew was hardly designed to lubricate the way to a quick agreement.
"Chain of Command" by Stephen Arr
Lubricate the nozzle thoroughly with vaseline.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
A recess in the bolster is filled with oil to automatically lubricate the bearing.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
OILS FOR LUBRICATING ROLLER MOLDS.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
Chaff lubricates business just the way grease oils machinery.
"The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly" by Charles James Lever
What work must be done is done by automatic, self-lubricating, self-repairing, self-renewing machinery.
"You Too Can Be A Millionaire" by Noel Miller Loomis
He is the lubricant of the great machinery of the Company whose ways and works cannot be dealt with in a single scrawl.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
His voice was lubricated with the sweet-oil of willing servitude.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
Lubricate your chain every time you go out for a spin.
"Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895" by Various
Something had gone wrong with its lubricating valve.
"The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship" by Margaret Burnham
Some garagemen are said to be blaming new additives in gasoline and lubricating oil.
"The Year When Stardust Fell" by Raymond F. Jones
At half past three the investigation had got as far as the lubricator.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
Milk is generally considered the best lubricant to use when turning copper.
"Turning and Boring" by Franklin D. Jones
He would take a barrel of soft soap and a broom and lubricate the whole street.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
He grasped the handles and began to twist one, finding the bolts well lubricated.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
A form of lubricator used for this purpose is shown in place, fig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
All engines of this make are provided with an automatic system of lubrication.
"Steam Engines" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

I'm jolly glad I haven't got a neck like a giraffe.
I'd want to tie it in a knot and shorten it by half.
or, as I wear my collars high, how laundry men would gloat!
And what a lot of beer I'd buy to lubricate my throat!
"Resignation" by Robert W Service

In news:

Exclusive TripleGuard sealed ring design features 3 sealing lips & lubrication pools on each side of the ring - this completely guards the critical areas of the chain from harsh elements.
Don't forget that underhead and thread friction both need to be controlled, so lubricate both areas.
Leslie Krasny, Keller and Heckman LLP, Ben Briseño, Product Line Manager, Clarion Lubricants, Erin Erickson, moderator.
PTFE slabs with no intervening lubricant and with multiple monolayers of lubricant.
Four-roll machine that applies lubricants to stock as it feeds into presses and rollformers.
The non-driven four-roll machine accurately applies lubricants to stock as it feeds into presses and rollformers.
A leader's trustworthiness is the core "lubricant" for good relationships and excellent results.
Gardner Denver is redefining PD Blower innovation with the expansion to the Sutorbilt® Legend® PD Industrial blower and vacuum pump product line with the launch of Dual Splash Lubrication.
These lubricants provide better fuel economy, plus other benefits.
Shaft seals in non- wash-down gear reducers seal the lubricant in the reducer and keep dirt and other solid contaminants out.
Tower Oil & Technology Co. Chicago, IL, introduces Klenedraw 3344, a synthetic water-soluble metalforming lubricant that can replace vanishing oils in many applications.
All rotating equipment requires timely and effective lubrication to help reduce wear, minimize lubricant consumption, maximize efficiency, and curb unscheduled downtime.
DEALER WILL LUBRICATE AND RETIGHTEN WIPERS AND FIT THE WIPER WHEELBOXES WITH SPACERS.
All of our wire ropes are on a regular lubrication PM.
Cleaning and sharpening, adjusting and lubricating parts as needed.
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In science:

Two situations are studied: the case of an amorphous solid in a stress-strain test, and the case of a lubricant in tribology test.
Rearrangements and Dilatancy for Sheared Dense Materials
This is a surprising result because one usually expects such lubricant molecules to reduce rather than enhance friction.
Dry Friction due to Adsorbed Molecules
Thus, an important ingredient in these molecules’ leading to static friction is the relative strength of the interactions of the lubricant molecules with the two surfaces.
Dry Friction due to Adsorbed Molecules
In this case we can use the so-called “lubrication” approximation for the solution of the Laplace equation.
Melting of alloys along the inter-phase boundaries in eutectic and peritectic systems
The additional assumption of small opening angles ϕ at the triple junction plays only a technical role and allows to solve the posed problem essentially analytically using the lubrication approximation for the diffusion field in the liquid phase.
Melting of alloys along the inter-phase boundaries in eutectic and peritectic systems
The Reynolds equation is a linear equation describing the evolution of the pressure in mechanisms of lubrication.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
More precisly, it is used to calculate the pressure distribution in a thin layer of lubricant between two surfaces.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
In Section 4, we introduce the lubrication problem in term of thin film flow.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
The main applications of this kind of behavior relate to the field of lubrication (see the Introduction).
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
In the studied context (for example that of lubrication), we know that the pressure depends on the thickness ε of the domain as 1/ε2 (see and the cited references).
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
Lin, On some compressible fluid models: Korteweg, lubrication and shallow water systems.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
Jai, Existence and uniqueness for several non-linear elliptic problems arising in lubrication theory. J.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
Starcevic, Rigorous justification of the Reynolds equations for gas lubrication.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
Starcevic, Derivation of Reynolds equation for gas lubrication via asymptotic analysis of the compressible Navier-Stokes system.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
On the theory of lubrication and its application to M.
Existence result for stationary compressible fluids and asymptotic behavior in thin films
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