Associations to the word «Oiler»


OILER, noun. (nautical) An oil tanker
OILER, noun. An oil well
OILER, noun. A junior role in the engine room of a ship, senior only to a wiper, consisting mainly of keeping machinery lubricated.
OILER, noun. (firearms) A small (typically thumb-sized) metal container of oil, often containing an integral brush.

Dictionary definition

OILER, noun. A worker who oils engines or machinery.
OILER, noun. A well that yields or has yielded oil.
OILER, noun. A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk.

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