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grouchy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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empyreumatical

Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor. Brande & C.

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spillage

  • noun the amount that has spilled
  • noun the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    release; spill.

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cajaput

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chaulmugra

  • noun East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy
    chaulmoogra tree; Taraktagenos kurzii; Hydnocarpus kurzii; chaulmoogra; Taraktogenos kurzii.

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wildcatter

  • noun an oilman who drills exploratory wells in territory not known to be an oil field

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wheatgerm

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sheikdom

  • noun the domain ruled by a sheik
    sheikhdom.

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chaulmoogra

  • noun East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy
    chaulmugra; chaulmoogra tree; Taraktagenos kurzii; Hydnocarpus kurzii; Taraktogenos kurzii.

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moisturize

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; humidify.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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cajuput

(Med.) A highly stimulating volatile infammable oil, distilled from the leaves of an East Indian tree (Melaleuca cajuputi, etc.) It is greenish in color and has a camphoraceous odor and pungent taste.

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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nowruz

  • noun (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
    Noruz; Nowrooz.

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rubdown

  • noun the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes

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starflower

  • noun common Old World herb having grasslike leaves and clusters of star-shaped white flowers with green stripes; naturalized in the eastern United States
    Ornithogalum umbellatum; summer snowflake; sleepy dick.

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boomtowns

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sheen

  • noun the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
    lustre; shininess; luster.

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hydnocarpus

  • noun medium to large Indonesian and Malaysian trees
    genus Hydnocarpus; Taraktagenos; genus Taraktagenos; genus Taraktogenos; Taraktogenos.

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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degummed

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doegling

(Zoöl.) The beaked whale (Balænoptera rostrata), from which doegling oil is obtained.

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wildcatter

  • noun an oilman who drills exploratory wells in territory not known to be an oil field

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gusher

  • noun an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary

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valvoline

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alkyd

  • noun a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
    alkyd resin.

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mazola

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seepage

  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; ooze.

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jojoba

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derrick

  • noun a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered
  • noun a simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom

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cananga

  • noun a genus of Malayan tree
    genus Cananga; Canangium; genus Canangium.

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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dewaxed

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nondrying

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eulachon

(Zoöl.) The candlefish. Written also oulachan, oolacan, and ulikon. See Candlefish.

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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hempseed

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sheikhdom

  • noun the domain ruled by a sheik
    sheikdom.

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turpentine

  • noun obtained from conifers (especially pines)
    gum terpentine.
  • noun volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally
    oil of turpentine; spirit of turpentine; turps.

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sizzle

  • noun a sizzling noise
  • verb make a sound like frying fat

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fusel

(Chem.) A hot, acrid, oily liquid, accompanying many alcoholic liquors (as potato whisky, corn whisky, etc.), as an undesirable ingredient, and consisting of several of the higher alcohols and compound ethers, but particularly of amyl alcohol; hence, specifically applied to amyl alcohol.

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candlefish

(Zoöl.) (a) A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it. (b) The beshow.

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dipstick

  • noun a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

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gurjun

A thin balsam or wood oil derived from the Diptcrocarpus lævis, an East Indian tree. It is used in medicine, and as a substitute for linseed oil in the coarser kinds of paint.

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havoline

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smeller

One who smells, or perceives by the sense of smell; one who gives out smell.

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halocarbon

  • noun one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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embargo

  • noun a government order imposing a trade barrier
    trade embargo; trade stoppage.
  • verb ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons
    • embargoed publications

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degrader

  • noun a person who lowers the quality or character or value (as by adding cheaper metal to coins)
    debaser.

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canola

  • noun vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
    canola oil.

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earthnut

  • noun any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    earth-ball; truffle.
  • noun a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
    Conopodium denudatum.

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gusher

  • noun an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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kazakhstani

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan
  • adjective of or pertaining to Kazakhstan or to the Kazakhs or their culture

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spillage

  • noun the amount that has spilled
  • noun the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    release; spill.

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margosa

  • noun large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
    Melia Azadirachta; neem tree; nim tree; Azadirachta indica; neem; arishth.

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sheik

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief.
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; fashion plate.

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vaporise

  • verb cause to change into a vapor
    evaporate.
    • The chemist evaporated the water
  • verb change into a vapor
    evaporate.
    • The water evaporated in front of our eyes

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supertanker

  • noun the largest class of oil tankers

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babassu

  • noun tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
    Orbignya phalerata; babassu palm; Orbignya spesiosa; Orbignya martiana; coco de macao.

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pastel

  • noun any of various pale or light colors
  • adjective satellite lacking in body or vigor
    • faded pastel charms of the naive music

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colza

  • noun Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
    Brassica napus; rape.

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tankship

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patchouli

  • noun small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes
    patchouly; Pogostemon cablin; pachouli.
  • noun a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant
    patchouly; pachouli.

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refinery

  • noun an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

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candlenut

  • noun large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
    Aleurites moluccana; varnish tree.
  • noun seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes

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prospection

The act of looking forward, or of providing for future wants; foresight.

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iodised

  • adjective treated with iodine
    iodinated; iodized.
    • iodized salt
  • verb treat with iodine
    iodize; iodise.
    • iodize salt

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tanker

  • noun a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
    oiler; tank ship; oil tanker.
  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tank driver.

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vetiver

(Bot.) An East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus. Sometimes written vetivert, and vitivert.

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windfall

  • noun fruit that has fallen from the tree
  • noun a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
    gravy; bunce; bonanza; boom; manna from heaven; gold rush; godsend.
    • the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line

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neroli

(Chem.) An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odor, and is used in perfumery, etc.

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sump

  • noun an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
  • noun a well or other hole in which water has collected

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citronella

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boomtown

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embargo

  • noun a government order imposing a trade barrier
    trade embargo; trade stoppage.
  • verb ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons
    • embargoed publications

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camphorated

  • adjective impregnated with camphor
    • camphorated oil
  • verb treat with camphor
    camphorate.

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emulsify

  • verb cause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion
  • verb form into or become an emulsion
    • The solution emulsified

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borage

  • noun hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach
    tailwort; Borago officinalis.
  • noun an herb whose leaves are used to flavor sauces and punches; young leaves can be eaten in salads or cooked

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rosin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    resin.
  • verb rub rosin onto
    • rosin the violin bow

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soyabean

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dipstick

  • noun a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

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saturation

  • noun the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    impregnation.
    • the impregnation of wood with preservative
    • the saturation of cotton with ether
  • noun the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid

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perilla

(Bot.) A genus of labiate herbs, of which one species (Perilla ocimoides, or P. Nankinensis) is often cultivated for its purple or variegated foliage.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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tideland

  • noun land near the sea that is overflowed by the tide

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tannage

A tanning; the act, operation, or result of tanning. R.
They should have got his cheek fresh tannage. R. Browning.

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safflower

  • noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
    false saffron; Carthamus tinctorius.

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repellency

The principle of repulsion; the quality or capacity of repelling; repulsion.

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cedarwood

  • noun durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
    cedar.

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wormseed

  • noun rank-smelling tropical American pigweed
    Spanish tea; Chenopodium ambrosioides; American wormseed; Mexican tea.

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wellhead

  • noun the source of water for a well
    wellspring.
  • noun a structure built over a well

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lubricate

  • verb have lubricating properties
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lube.
    • lubricate my car

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semirefined

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tanker

  • noun a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
    oiler; tank ship; oil tanker.
  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tank driver.

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sulfurized

  • adjective treated or impregnated with sulfur
    sulfuretted; sulphuretted.
    • sulfuretted hydrogen

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deodorize

  • verb eliminate the odor from
    deodorise; deodourise.
    • This stick will deodorize your armpits

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cohune

  • noun tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
    cohune palm; Orbignya cohune.

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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deodorise

  • verb eliminate the odor from
    deodourise; deodorize.
    • This stick will deodorize your armpits

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drizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    mizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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empyreumatic

Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor. Brande & C.

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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decontrol

  • verb relax or remove controls of
    • decontrol marijuana

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tycoon

  • noun a very wealthy or powerful businessman
    business leader; magnate; baron; power; king; mogul; top executive; big businessman.
    • an oil baron

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