lubricity

  • 1 Lubricity — Lu*bric i*ty, n. [L. lubricitas: cf. F. lubricit[ e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Smoothness; freedom from friction; also, property which diminishes friction; as, the lubricity of oil. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Slipperiness; instability; as, the lubricity of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Lubricity — is the measure of the reduction in friction of a lubricant. The study of lubrication and mechanism wear is called tribology.Measurement of lubricityLubricity of a material cannot be directly measured, so tests are performed to quantify a… …

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  • 3 lubricity — /looh bris i tee/, n., pl. lubricities. 1. oily smoothness, as of a surface; slipperiness. 2. ability to lubricate; capacity for lubrication: the wonderful lubricity of this new oil. 3. instability; shiftiness; fleeting nature: the lubricity of… …

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  • 4 lubricity — noun /luːˈbɹɪsɪti/ a) Slipperiness, oiliness. Though her lubricity made it redundant, Anthea passed him the oil to caress her thighs. b) Evasiveness, shiftiness …

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  • 5 lubricity — index obscenity, pornography Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 lubricity — late 15c., lasciviousness, from M.Fr. lubricité or directly from L. lubricitatem (nom. lubricitas), from lubricus slippery (see LUBRICANT (Cf. lubricant) (adj.)). Sense of oiliness, smoothness is from 1540s; figurative sense of shiftiness is from …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 lubricity — tepumas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Produkto gebėjimas sumažinti dilimą ir trintį kitaip, ne vien dėl savo klampos. atitikmenys: angl. lubricity vok. Schmierfähigkeit, f; Schmiergüte, f; Schmierwert, m rus.… …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 8 lubricity — tepumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos geba sumažinti besitrinančių paviršių trintį ir dilimą. atitikmenys: angl. lubricity rus. смазывающая способность …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 9 lubricity — lubricious (also lubricous) ► ADJECTIVE 1) lewd. 2) smooth and slippery with oil or grease. DERIVATIVES lubriciously adverb lubricity noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 lubricity — [lo͞o bris′i tē] n. pl. lubricities [Fr lubricité < LL lubricitas] 1. slipperiness; smoothness; esp., effectiveness as a lubricant as indicated by this quality 2. trickiness; shiftiness 3. lewdness lubricious [lo͞obrish′əs] adj. lubricous… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 lubricity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century the property or state of being lubricious; also the capacity for reducing friction …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 lubricity — lu·bric·i·ty || luː brɪsÉ™tɪ n. slipperiness, greasiness; instability; wantonness; crudeness; lasciviousness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 lubricity — n. 1. Smoothness, slipperiness. 2. Instability, uncertainty, unsteadiness, slipperiness. 3. Lasciviousness, lewdness, lechery, incontinency, licentiousness …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 lubricity — n 1. oiliness, slipperiness, greasiness, slitheriness; smoothness, sleekness, glassiness, glossiness, skiddiness, iciness; soapiness, waxiness, butteriness, unctuousness, oleaginousness, mucosity. 2. instability, unsteadiness, inconstancy,… …

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  • 15 lubricity — lu·bric·i·ty …

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  • 16 lubricity — lu•bric•i•ty [[t]luˈbrɪs ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) oily smoothness; slipperiness 2) ability to reduce friction 3) lewdness; lustfulness …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 lubricity — /luˈbrɪsəti/ (say looh brisuhtee) noun (plural lubricities) 1. slipperiness or oily smoothness of surface. 2. capacity for lubrication. 3. shiftiness. 4. lewdness. {Late Latin lūbricitas, from Latin lūbricus lubricous} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 lubricity —   n. slipperiness; wiliness; indecency;    ♦ lubricious, lubricous, a …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 19 lubricity — noun feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness • Syn: ↑prurience, ↑pruriency, ↑lasciviousness, ↑carnality • Derivationally related forms: ↑carnal (for: ↑carnality), ↑ …

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  • 20 Boron nitride — IUPAC name Boron nitride Identifiers …

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