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Meaning of "oiled silk" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OILED SILK

oiled silk  [ɔɪld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OILED SILK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oiled silk 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 OILED SILK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oiled silk in the English dictionary

The definition of oiled silk in the dictionary is silk treated with oil to make it waterproof.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OILED SILK


build
bɪld
child
tʃaɪld
detailed
ˈdiːteɪld
failed
feɪld
filled
fɪld
fulfilled
fʊlˈfɪld
Fylde
faɪld
grandchild
ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld
grilled
ɡrɪld
guild
ɡɪld
mild
maɪld
oiled
ɔɪld
rebuild
riːˈbɪld
Rothschild
ˈrɒθtʃaɪld
skilled
skɪld
spoiled
spɔɪld
thrilled
θrɪld
tiled
ˈtaɪld
wild
waɪld
Wilde
waɪld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OILED SILK

oil-burning
oil-cooled
oil-like
oil-seed rape
oilbird
oilcamp
oilcan
oilcloth
oilcup
oiled
oiler
oilers
oilery
oilfield
oilfired
oilgas
oilhole
oilier
oiliest
oilily

WORDS THAT END LIKE OILED SILK

corn silk
embroidery silk
raw silk
sewing silk
shot silk
silk
spun silk
take silk
vegetable silk
watered silk
wild silk

Synonyms and antonyms of oiled silk in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oiled silk» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OILED SILK

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

Translator English - Chinese

油丝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

seda aceitada
570 millions of speakers

English

oiled silk
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेल से सना हुआ रेशम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحرير يتأهل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смазанный шелка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seda oleada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেলযুক্ত রেশম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soie huilé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sutera minyak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ölhaut
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

油を塗った絹
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기름을 바른 실크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sutra lengo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lụa dầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணெய் பட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेल रेचक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yağlanmış ipek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

seta oliato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

naoliwione jedwabiu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

змащений шовку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mătase uns
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λαδωμένο μεταξιού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geoliede kant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oljad silke
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oljet silke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oiled silk

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OILED SILK»

The term «oiled silk» is used very little and occupies the 159.215 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OILED SILK» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OILED SILK»

Discover the use of oiled silk in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oiled silk and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Appalachian Trail Reader
flap per instructions goes hanky (a bandanna) oiled silk bag for valuables, another of moleskin etc. for feet; a tiny box of bandades, a tinier tin box with needle and thread, and my small and most convenient flashlight. In an outside pocket the ...
David Emblidge, 1996
2
American Mechanics' Magazine
ON TRACING BY MEANS OF OILED SILK. The common methods of tracing drawings by placing a light behind them, or by rubbing the back with black lead dust, or red chalk in powder, are well known ; as is also the tracing of a drawing by ...
‎1825
3
Mechanics' Magazine
ON TRACING BY MEANS OF OILED SILK. The common methods of tracing drawings by placing a light beninM them, or by rubbing the back with black lead dust, or red chalk in powder, are well known ; as is also the tracing of a drawing by ...
‎1825
4
Made in the U.S.A: The History of American Business
What was worse, rubber cracked and peeled. By the late 20s, a lacquer-type substance was put on curtain fabrics, but the result was heavy and did not stand up to repeated use. Then, by 1932, oiled silk became the rage. The process was  ...
Thomas V. DiBacco, 2003
5
Popular Mechanics
Below, cattle become familiar with the transmitter Dustproof "Beret" of Oiled Silk Keeps Books Clean on Shelf Another new use has been found for those oiled- silk caps that cover dishes in the refrigerator and picnic lunches. Snapped over the ...
6
The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery
The basis of it is the common oiled silk. I am indebted to my late house-surgeon, Dr. Joseph Coats, now pathologist to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, for calling my attention to the fact that carbolic acid does not pass nearly so readily through ...
William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan, 1870
7
The Western Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences
Remarks on Ike Use of Oiled Silk mid Warm Water Dressing. By Mr. Liston. — The plaister used by Mr. Liston to recent wounds, such as alter amputations, etc., is composed of a spiritous solution of isinglass, spread over oiled silk; the solution ...
Daniel Drake, 1836
8
The Retrospect of Medicine: Being a Half-yearly Journal, ...
The oiled silk, which is but slightly permeable to carbolic acid, protects the raw surface from the irritation of the acid in the oily cloth, and permits it to heal as under a scab. But though the ultimate office of the oiled silk is to protect the wound ...
‎1871
9
The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal ...
A piece of lint dipped in cold water is to be applied with the soft side to the part, and covered with oiled silk, which should extend considerably beyond the limits of the lint, and retained in its place by a light bandage, -or any other means the ...
‎1830
10
Edinburgh medical and surgical journal
A piece of lint dipped in cold water is to be applied with the soft side to the part, and covered with oiled silk, which should extend considerably beyond the limits of the lint, and retained in its place by a light bandage, or any other means the ...
‎1830

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OILED SILK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oiled silk is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: 1908 airship demonstration in Berkeley …
... by five 60-horsepower gasoline engines fitted with wooden propellers covered with oiled silk. Each engine had its own engineer to operate it. «Contra Costa Times, Jul 15»
2
The History Of Rain Jacket Tech, From Intestines To Gore-Tex
... it both waterproof and stronger, while keeping it light and flexible. You can still buy oiled silk umbrellas today; they're the finest available. «Gizmodo Australia, Feb 15»
3
At James Gallery, 11 artists fruitfully explore the possibilities of …
Made from oiled silk stretched over an aluminum understructure of curvy shapes, the piece resembles a microscopic view of sickle cells. Seid is ... «PGH City Paper, Jun 14»
4
NASCAR, the NBA, Rubber and the Rainforest
Prior to this, condoms had been made of oiled silk paper, leather, lamb intestines, and even tortoise shell. Perhaps his efforts in this regard are ... «Huffington Post, Feb 14»
5
A Creepy, Enchanting First Look at Charlie Fletcher's The Oversight
The dress had a dull sheen like oiled silk, and she was so straight-backed and slender – and yet also so finely muscled – that she looked in ... «io9, Feb 14»
6
Charlotte Brontë: Why Villette is better than Jane Eyre
“I then made a little roll of my letters, wrapped them in oiled silk, bound them with twine and, having put them in a bottle, got the old Jew broker ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 14»
7
Cannabis Time Capsule, 1901: Stoner fisherman tells a whopper of …
Which makes his story entirely probable. Synthetic fishing line wasn't even available until 1953. Before that, fishermen used oiled silk and ... «Westword, Oct 13»
8
Wilkie Collins, by Andrew Lycett, review
... Caplin's Electro-Chemical Bath” and draping the gouty parts of his body with “a simple poultice of cabbage leaves covered with oiled silk”. «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 13»
9
The Condom Timeline: A Detailed History Of Wrapping It Up
In China, they were made from lamb intestines or oiled silk paper; in Japan, the materials of choice were tortoise shell or animal horn. Hm, tough choice. «YourTango, Aug 13»
10
Worn Out Krista Kelly: Oiled Silk and Saucy Tomboys
Ignore the gray days and smeary bullshit snowfall a couple weeks ago, because now spring is really here, and emerging superstar designer ... «TheStranger.com, Apr 13»

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