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Meaning of "oil-like" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OIL-LIKE

oil-like  [ˈɔɪlˌlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OIL-LIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oil-Like is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OIL-LIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oil-like in the English dictionary

The definition of oil-like in the dictionary is having or resembling a smooth and thick consistency.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OIL-LIKE


cell-like
ˈsɛlˌlaɪk
eel-like
ˈiːlˌlaɪk
funnel-like
ˈfʌn əlˌlaɪk
gaol-like
ˈdʒeɪlˌlaɪk
gill-like
ˈɡɪlˌlaɪk
jewel-like
ˈdʒuːəlˌlaɪk
mammal-like
ˈmæməlˌlaɪk
metal-like
ˈmetəlˌlaɪk
scale-like
ˈskeɪlˌlaɪk
shalelike
ˈʃeɪlˌlaɪk
snail-like
ˈsneɪlˌlaɪk
soul-like
ˈsəʊlˌlaɪk
tail-like
ˈteɪlˌlaɪk
temple-like
ˈtempəlˌlaɪk
tilelike
ˈtaɪlˌlaɪk
tunnel-like
ˈtʌnəlˌlaɪk
veil-like
ˈveɪlˌlaɪk
wall-like
ˈwɔːlˌlaɪk
whalelike
ˈweɪlˌlaɪk
wool-like
ˈwʊlˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OIL-LIKE

oil stove
oil tank
oil tanker
oil terminal
oil the wheels
oil varnish
oil well
oil-based paint
oil-burning
oil-cooled
oil-seed rape
oilbird
oilcamp
oilcan
oilcloth
oilcup
oiled
oiled silk
oiler
oilers

WORDS THAT END LIKE OIL-LIKE

bird-like
cloth-like
daughter-like
dislike
forest-like
garden-like
guitar-like
hammer-like
human-like
jacket-like
jelly-like
like-for-like
ribbon-like
shell-like
stone-like
summer-like
village-like
virus-like
water-like
winter-like
woman-like

Synonyms and antonyms of oil-like in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oil-like» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OIL-LIKE

Find out the translation of oil-like to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oil-like from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oil-like» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

油状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aceite -como
570 millions of speakers

English

oil-like
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेल की तरह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشبه النفط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Масло , как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

óleo semelhante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেল মত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

huile comme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minyak seperti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Öl - wie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

油様
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오일 처럼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lenga kaya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dầu như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணெய் போன்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेलाप्रमाणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yağ benzeri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

olio -like
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olejopodobna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Масло , як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uleios
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λάδι -όπως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

olie -agtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oljeliknande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

olje -aktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oil-like

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL-LIKE»

The term «oil-like» is regularly used and occupies the 64.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL-LIKE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oil-like

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OIL-LIKE»

Discover the use of oil-like in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oil-like and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What Sustains Life?: Consilient Mechanisms for Protein-Based ...
1.2.2.2 An Explicit Demonstration of the Mechanistic Assertion in Terms of Monod's “Second Secret of Life” Central to the mechanistic assertion is competition for hydration between oil-like and vinegar-like groups constrained to coexist along a ...
Dan W. Urry, 2007
2
L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
(e) A US. oceangoing ship authorized to carry certain dangerous cargoes in bulk under 46 CFR part 98 may not carry a Category D NLS listed in §151.47 or a Category D oil-like NLS listed in §151.49 in a cargo tank unless the ship has a ...
‎2003
3
Code of Federal Regulations
(e) A U.S. oceangoing ship authorized to carry certain dangerous cargoes in bulk under 46 CFR part 98 may not carry a Category D NLS listed in §151.47 or a Category D oil-like NLS listed in §151.49 in a cargo tank unless the ship has a ...
‎2009
4
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
(e) A U.S. oceangoing ship authorized to carry certain dangerous cargoes in bulk under 46 CFR part 98 may not carry a Category D NLS listed in §151.47 or a Category D oil-like NLS listed in §151.49 in a cargo tank unless the ship has a ...
‎1997
5
Code of Federal Regulations Title 33: Navigation and ...
(e) A U.S. oceangoing ship authorized to carry certain dangerous cargoes in bulk under 46 CFR part 98 may not carry a Category D NLS listed in §151.47 or a Category D oil-like NLS listed in §151.49 in a cargo tank unless the ship has a ...
National Archives & Rec. Admin., 2009
6
Coast Guard, Department of Transportation (Parts 125 - 199)
(e) A U.S. oceangoing ship authorized to carry certain dangerous cargoes in bulk under 46 CFR part 98 may not carry a Category D NLS listed in §151.47 or a Category D oil-like NLS listed in §151.49 in a cargo tank unless the ship has a ...
Griffes
7
The Mystery of Health and Disease
However, for the food broken down as oil-like substances in this organ, the force from intestinal movement would keep pressing and also moving it in this organ. Surely, it would touch the inner wall of this organ. For this reason, the oil-like ...
Hong Son Cheung, 2014
8
The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude
Advocates for an ethical approach to oil consumption that would erase the slaveholder mentality that many have with respect to their energy usage, calling for an end to a system that promotes entitlement and supports inequality.
Andrew Nikiforuk, 2012
9
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
separate existence of the former is seen in two places (49.)) ; b. germinal spot ; c. germinal vesicle ; *. oil-like globules in the yelk, which consisted besides of a. pellucid fluid and minute granules; g. peculiar granules ; h. ovisac. No appearance ...
‎1838
10
Researches in Embryology: (First[-third] Series)
b. germinal spot; 0. germinal vesicle; *2, oil-like globules in the yelk, which consisted besides of a pellucid fluid and minute granules; g. peculiar granules; h. ovisac. No appearance yet of either the tunica granulosa (64.), the retinacula (80. ) ...
Martin Barry, 1839

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OIL-LIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oil-like is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Vikki Horsman speaks out after Mohammed Rafiq paid thugs to …
On 15 April last year Miss Horsman was left horribly disfigured after she was doused with the black oil-like liquid as she answered the door at ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Supplies, medical assistance reach Papua
The phenomenon, he added, was considered unique because the hail that fell at night would melt in the morning, but the oil-like liquid left on ... «Jakarta Post, Jul 15»
3
Crews cleaning up after oil spill in harbour
About 400 litres of an oil-like substance has been recovered from the harbour and booms were put in place to pick up any remaining oil. «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
4
Royal Opera House urged to axe BP sponsorship by classical music …
In 2011, a group of artists with their heads covered used BP-branded petrol cans to pour oil-like liquid over a naked protester in the middle of ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
5
Two people dead in Japan bullet train fire after man set himself alight
Japanese media quoted a witness as saying the man, who has not been named, poured an oil-like substance over his head and set himself ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
6
Washing My Face With Oil Proved To Be A Surefire Way To Get Rid …
Many cleansers that call themselves oil cleansers rely mostly on mineral oil rather than natural oils or don't even contain any oils, just oil-like ingredients. «Bustle, Jun 15»
7
Oil-like spill reported off Katmai National Park shore
A petroleum-like sheen was emanating Thursday from an overturned boat that had run aground on the shore of Katmai National Park and ... «Alaska Dispatch News, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oil-Like [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oil-like>. Jul 2020 ».
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