an area in which there are large deposits of oil.
An area with reserves of recoverable petroleum, especially one with several oil-producing wells.
/ˈɔɪlˌfaɪəd/ adjective 1. (of central heating) using oil as fuel
/ˈɔɪlˌɡæs/ noun 1. a gaseous mixture of hydrocarbons used as a fuel, obtained by the destructive distillation of mineral oils
[oil-fish] /ˈɔɪlˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural oilfishes (especially collectively) oilfish. 1. a snake mackerel, Ruvettus pretiosus, commonly inhabiting deep, marine waters.
noun 1. gilding of glass or ceramic ware by using a size of japan or lacquer.