Definitions for oilerˈɔɪ lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oil•erˈɔɪ lər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that oils.

  2. a worker employed to oil machinery.

  3. Ref: oilcan .

  4. Often, oilers. an oilskin garment.

    Category: Clothing

  5. a ship that carries large oil cargoes.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  6. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: oil well .

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oiler(noun)

    a worker who oils engines or machinery

  2. oil well, oiler(noun)

    a well that yields or has yielded oil

  3. oil tanker, oiler, tanker, tank ship(noun)

    a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk


  1. oiler(Noun)

    An oil tanker

  2. oiler(Noun)

    An oil well

  3. oiler(Noun)

    A junior role in the engine room of a ship, senior only to a wiper, consisting mainly of keeping machinery lubricated.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. oiler

    A naval or merchant tanker specially equipped and rigged for replenishing other ships at sea.

Anagrams of oiler

  1. Loire

  2. Lorie

  3. Leroi

  4. oriel


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