Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 332 (Absence of friction)

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#332. [Absence of friction. Prevention of friction.] Lubrication. -- N. smoothness &c. 255; unctuousness &c. 355.

lubrication, lubrification[obs]; anointment; oiling &c. v.

synovia[Anat]; glycerine, oil, lubricating oil, grease &c. 356; saliva; lather.


V. lubricate, lubricitate|; oil, grease, lather, soap; wax.

Adj. lubricated &c. v.; lubricous.