lubricating system

lubricating system
noun
mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
Hypernyms: ↑mechanical system
Part Holonyms: ↑internal-combustion engine, ↑ICE
Part Meronyms: ↑oil filter, ↑oil pump

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