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crude oilunrefined petroleumRate it:

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pour oil on troubled watersTo calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.Rate it:

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add oilTo make extra effort.Rate it:

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burn the midnight oilTo work studiously, especially late into the night.Rate it:

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Lard-OilAn oil from pork-fat-'LARD' whose viscosity was regulated according to environment in which it was utilized. The oil used in Railroad Switchman's signal-lanterns.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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oil burnerA device whose operation causes apparent combustion of lubricating oil.Rate it:

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oil burnerA heating device which burns fuel oil; an oil furnace.Rate it:

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oil burnerA machine that uses oil as its fuel.Rate it:

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oil colourpaintingRate it:

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oil paintingworks of artRate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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oil upto lubricate with oil, to cover or smear with oilRate it:

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snake oilA fraudulent, ineffective potion or nostrum; panacea.Rate it:

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snake oilA type of 19th century patent medicine sold in the United States that claimed to contain snake fat, supposedly a Native American remedy for various ailments.Rate it:

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snake oilAny product with exaggerated marketing but questionable or unverifiable quality.Rate it:

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snake oilSnake oil is a traditional Chinese medicine used to treat joint pain.Rate it:

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FortnightOilA Specially Refined Lantern-oil for the Switchman's Signal Lanterns used on the Grand Trunk Railroad. 'Topped-Off' Lanterns generally required refilling after a 'fortnight' of duty time. (Conjecture)Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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bblAbbreviation of barrel, notably for oil.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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drill rigAn oil rig.Rate it:

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drilling rigAn oil rig.Rate it:

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grease upto smear with oil or grease.Rate it:

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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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locker room humorA type of humor involving jokes about crude and sexual topics.Rate it:

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rough and readyCrude or unpolished, but still fit for use; good enough.Rate it:

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slick backTo make hair flat by putting oil, water, etc. on it.Rate it:

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slick downTo make hair flat by putting oil, water, etc. on it.Rate it:

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soapboxA crate for packing soap, or, by extension, any inexpensive crude platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it, especially when used for speeches.Rate it:

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yellow greaseUsed vegetable oil purposed for use as biodiesel.Rate it:

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