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[loob] /lub/

noun, Informal.
lubrication, especially an application of a to a vehicle.
verb (used with object), lubed, lubing.
to lubricate:
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]


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