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lubricant

/lu·bri·cant/ (loo´brĭ-kant) a substance applied as a surface film to reduce friction between moving parts.

lubricant

[lo̅o̅′brikənt]
Etymology: L, lubricans, making slippery
a fluid, ointment, or other agent capable of diminishing friction and making a surface slippery.

lubricant

Sexology
Any material (e.g., gel, jelly or lotion) designed to reduced friction, which is used to aid sexual intercourse or masturbation.

lubricant

Medtalk An oily or slippery substance to reduce friction Sexology An endogenous–eg, vaginal secretions, or exogenous–eg, K-Y jelly, substance that  facilitates coitus
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More than one third of the time that lubricant was used for vaginal sex, anal sex or masturbation, women indicated that they used lubricant because it was fun to do so.
They must also ensure that the lubricant is NSF registered and complies with local registration requirements for the country of origin and any countries where it will be exported, for use in and around food processing areas.
However, the melt-flow index (MFI) of the carrier resin and the lubricants used in the carrier may have unwanted rheological effects on the compound as a whole.
In the lab, Boehman explains, he puts lubricant in a small diesel engine, which he runs at a variety of temperatures and engine speeds.
China's lubricant market grows fast, alluring more and more attention from multinational corporations.
Influenced by the distribution of resources, China's lubricant industry presents obvious regional characteristics.
So, we listened to their concerns and developed a personal lubricant in mousse form," said Stewart.
Most people are familiar with oil's ability to grease moving parts, but some of the best lubricants used in industry today are solids, such as tungsten disulfide.
Lubricants perform various functions such as minimize wear & tear, act as coolants, prevent sludge formation, and reduce friction.
But when combined with a proprietary lubricant in a one-pack system (Doverbond DB 4300), both lower torque and higher physicals were achieved.
This rubber lubricant has proven to provide excellent lubricity, a low coefficient of friction and superior slip/stick properties, according to the firm.