Etymology
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lube

1934, colloquial shortening of lubrication (n.); as a verb, short for lubricate, by 1961.

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Definitions of lube
1
lube (v.)
apply a lubricant to;
Synonyms: lubricate
2
lube (n.)
a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery;
Synonyms: lubricant / lubricator / lubricating substance
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