oiler definition

  • noun:
    • one which oils machines or equipment.
    • Nautical An oil tanker.
    • Nautical A ship that burns off oil as fuel.
    • See oilcan.
    • identify oil well.
    • casual An oilskin garment.
    • An oil tanker
    • An oil really
    • A junior role when you look at the engine room of a ship, senior simply to a wiper, consisting primarily of maintaining equipment lubricated.
    • person who deals in natural oils.
    • One who, or whatever, natural oils.
    • An oil tanker.
    • A ship which can be powered by oil.
    • An oilcan.
    • An appliance for dispersing oil toward bearings or rubbing surfaces of devices.
    • An oil-can, usually having a long spout curved on exterior extremity, employed by an attendant for providing oil to elements of engines or any other devices.
    • An operative used for attending the oiling of engines or other equipment.
    • A vessel engaged in the oil-trade, or perhaps in the transportation of oils.
    • An oilskin layer.
    • An oil-merchant; an oilman.
    • An oil-well.
    • a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in volume
    • a well that yields or has yielded oil
    • a worker who oils motors or machinery

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