lubrication, especially an application of a to a vehicle.
verb (used with object), lubed, lubing.
to lube a bicycle chain.
1934, colloquial shortening of lubrication. As a verb (short for lubricate) recorded from 1961.
: lube rack
[last sense from the likening of butter and grease]
[ly-bek] /ˈlü bɛk/ noun 1. a seaport in N Germany: important Baltic port in the medieval Hanseatic League. /German ˈlyːbɛk/ noun 1. a port in N Germany, in Schleswig-Holstein on the Baltic: the leading member of the Hanseatic League, and a major European commercial centre until the 15th century. Pop: 212 754 (2003 est)
the inhabitants of a thirsty or scorched land; the Lybians, an African nation under tribute to Egypt (2 Chr. 12:3; 16:8). Their territory was apparently near Egypt. They were probably the Mizraite Lehabim.
[loo-bich] /ˈlu bɪtʃ/ noun 1. Ernst [urnst;; German ernst] /ɜrnst;; German ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1892–1947, German film director and producer, in the U.S. after 1922. /ˈluːbɪtʃ/ noun 1. Ernst. 1890–1947, US film director, born in Germany; best known for such sophisticated comedies as Forbidden Paradise (1924) and Ninotchka (1939)
[loo-blin; Polish loo-bleen] /ˈlu blɪn; Polish ˈlu blin/ noun 1. a city in E Poland. /Polish ˈlublin/ noun 1. an industrial city in E Poland: provisional seat of the government in 1918 and 1944. Pop: 397 000 (2005 est) Russian name Lyublin