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09:08 Sep 17, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: engrasado
production line
Rick Biven

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5 +1lubricated, lubrication
5greased, oiled, lubricatedrish
Henry Hinds



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Like to have grease on it "grasa" as a lubricant.

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lubricated, lubrication

Depending on how the word is used in the phrase.

Ref: Gran Larousse Español-Inglés/ Spanish-English.

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agree  Parrot: if it's a noun.
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greased, oiled, lubricated

The above based on Simon & Shuster
It all depends on the context.
As per Webster's Collegiate 10th Ed.:
Greased is more literal. Grease=1- to smear or dub with grease 2- to lubricate with grease
Oiled = lubricated, treated or covered with or as if with oil (oiled paprer)
Lubricate = 1-to make smooth or slippery, 2- to apply a lubricant to ; vi: to act as a lubricant

Good luck

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