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Meaning of "oilcan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OILCAN

oilcan  [ˈɔɪlˌkæn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OILCAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oilcan is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OILCAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oilcan

Oil can

An oil can is a can that holds oil for lubricating machines. An oil can can also be used to fill oil-based lanterns. An occupation, referred to as an oiler, can use an oil can to lubricate machinery. Oil cans were made by companies like Noera Manufacturing Company and Perfection in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Around this time, oil cans frequently leaked and contributed to fires. In 1957, aluminium oil cans were introduced, produced by companies like the American Can Company. Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada is home to a large-scale oil can because of the Symons Oiler factory which produced oil cans during World War II.

Definition of oilcan in the English dictionary

The definition of oilcan in the dictionary is a container with a long nozzle for applying lubricating oil to machinery.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OILCAN


astrakhan
ˌæstrəˈkæn
barracan
ˈbærəˌkæn
billycan
ˈbɪlɪˌkæn
can
kæn
cancan
ˈkænˌkæn
cann
kæn
Cannes
kæn
cooncan
ˈkuːnˌkæn
glucan
ˈɡluːˌkæn
glycan
ˈɡlaɪkæn
ICANN
ˈaɪkæn
jerrican
ˈdʒɛrɪˌkæn
pecan
pɪˈkæn
peptidoglycan
ˌpɛptɪdəʊˈɡlaɪkæn
photoscan
ˈfəʊtəʊˌskæn
proteoglycan
ˌprəʊtɪəʊˈɡlaɪkæn
scan
skæn
scintiscan
ˈsɪntɪˌskæn
Spokane
spəʊˈkæn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OILCAN

oil the wheels
oil varnish
oil well
oil-based paint
oil-burning
oil-cooled
oil-like
oil-seed rape
oilbird
oilcamp
oilcloth
oilcup
oiled
oiled silk
oiler
oilers
oilery
oilfield
oilfired
oilgas

WORDS THAT END LIKE OILCAN

African
African-American
all-American
American
Costa Rican
Dominican
Duncan
Jamaican
Latin American
Mexican
Moroccan
Native American
North American
pelican
republican
South African
South American
Tuscan
Vatican
Vulcan

Synonyms and antonyms of oilcan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oilcan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OILCAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

油罐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aceitera
570 millions of speakers

English

oilcan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेल की कुप्पी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مزيتة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

масленку
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

almotolia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেল পাত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

burette d´huile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

tin minyak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ölkanne
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oilcan
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기름 통
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oilcan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thùng dầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணெய் புட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेलकट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yağ tenekesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oliatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olejarka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

маслянку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oilcan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oilcan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oliekan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oilcan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oljekanne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oilcan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OILCAN»

The term «oilcan» is normally little used and occupies the 117.510 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OILCAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oilcan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oilcan» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oilcan

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OILCAN»

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1
Popular Mechanics
CORD COIL SPRING A Swinging Oilcan A handy method of keeping the shop oilcan where it will not be upset, yet be conveniently accessible and always in the right place, is illustrated in the drawing, which shows the oilcan suspended from ...
2
Organizational maintenance: turret for combat engineer ...
turret for combat engineer vehicle, M728 (2350-00-795-1797). United States. Dept. of the Army. Section 11. OILCAN MOUNTING BRACKET 2-45. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES INDEX 2-46. OILCAN MOUNTING BRACKET REMOVAL ...
United States. Dept. of the Army, 1987
3
Organizational Maintenance Manual: Turret for Tank, Combat, ...
Turret for Tank, Combat, Full-tracked, 105-mm Gun, M60A1 Rise, (2350-00-116- 9765) and M60A1 (Rise Passive), (2350-01-059-1503). Section 13. OILCAN MOUNTING BRACKET 2-51. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES INDEX TOOL: 1/2  ...
‎1980
4
Popular Mechanics
Then remove the bottom from the oilcan and, later, solder the can Flush-Tank Float and Oilcan over the opening in the float. Cut one or two coin slots in the top of the bank, depending on whether or not a partition separates the float into two ...
5
One Light Coming: A Biker's Story: Book 3 in the Series
“Somebody up there wants justice for Little Jimmie's niece,” Oilcan responded, with a half smile. “Amen, brother,” Keith said solemnly. As soon as the train had swept past the crossing, Richards took off before the lights and warning bell had  ...
Edward Winterhalder, Marc Teatum, 2011
6
Another Sea, Another Shore: Persian Stories of Migration
Rahmat said, "Put the oilcan down. They want that." "They've lost their mind. They think I've stolen an atomic bomb!" The cop shouted, "Put that thing down! You are surrounded! There is no way you can carry that!" Rahmat told Seyyed, "Put ...
Shouleh Vatanabadi, Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami, 2004
7
Popular Mechanics
MORTISE-AND-TENON JOINT Extension Oilcan Holder To oil nearly inaccessible places in machinery the extension oilcan holder shown Extension Holder for Oilcan Permits Oiling Otherwise Inaccessible Places in the illustration will be found ...
8
Henry Ford: Young Man With Ideas
"Come, speak up, Henry." "I had to have a boiler to make steam," he said. "I used an old oilcan." "An oilcan!" Mr. Ward began to smile. "This is a tale if I ever heard one. Tell me more." "Well, I made a hole in the oilcan for the steam to escape," ...
Hazel B. Aird, 1986
9
Popular Mechanics
Easy Method of Oiling Overhead Shafts with Oilcan Attached to Long Pole Oiling Overhead Shafts We found it annoying, while oiling overhead shafts, to carry a ladder, especially when there was quite a bit of machinery around. One mechanic ...
10
Popular Science
r I ""O MAKE an alcohol lamp and blow- *- torch for soldering, cut the spout from an oilcan where indicated by the dotted lines in the accompanying illustration so as to leave about % in. of the spout attached to the can. Cut off the tip of the spout  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OILCAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oilcan is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gay Place: Reverse Peristalsis: Reverse Peristalsis
Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.oilcanharrys.com. AGLCC Toastmasters Our local gay chamber of commerce is home to one of the ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Gay Place: Just One Hitch: Let's get married!
Fri., July 17, 5pm-12mid. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. www.projecttransitions.org. AGLIFF: 20 Years of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Austin gay bar Oilcan Harry's gets into the business of same-sex …
The next time you step into Oilcan Harry's, the oldest gay bar in Austin, you'll be able to order a whiskey sour and a wedding. On the heels of ... «CultureMap Austin, Jul 15»
4
Harvey Firestone Experimented at his Huge Miami Beach Estate
One can only imagine that his wife or heirs were fleeing Miami Beach's 'oilcan society' (which is what Carl Fisher's wife Jane called it) for more ... «Curbed Hamptons, Jul 15»
5
Austin gay bar gets into the business of same-sex weddings
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court's June 26 decision authorizing same-sex marriages across the country, Oilcan Harry's — also known ... «KVUE, Jul 15»
6
Where to find gay marriage celebrations in Austin
Oilcan Harry's is planning a “SCOTUS Party of the Century.” They are also offering 46-cent drinks all day and night to mark the 46th anniversary ... «Austin American-Statesman, Jun 15»
7
American League All-Star voting update: Mike Trout and eight (yes …
raysfan1 - Jun 15, 2015 at 4:37 PM. Oilcan–yes, they are a great defensive team. You'll note I did include BBR's defensive WAR, and Cain is on ... «NBCSports.com, Jun 15»
8
Kids put experience, skills to the test in Soap Box Derby competition
An extra division, the Oilcan division, placed a variety of community leaders and designated “Thank you” sponsors against one another in a ... «Columbia Missourian, Jun 15»
9
Whitefish Man Accused of Arson Asks to Withdraw Plea
When they looked into their yard they found an oilcan and the siding on the house on fire. The resident put the fire out, but later the man noticed ... «Flathead Beacon, May 15»
10
Gay Place: Summer kicks off with the wafting scent of roasting Ursula
Pre-parties and afterparties, of course, at the clubs: Oilcan Harry's, Rain on 4th, the Iron Bear, Highland Lounge, Midtowne Spa of Austin. «Austin Chronicle, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oilcan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oilcan>. Mar 2020 ».
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