Meaning of oiler


Pronunciation: (oi'lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that oils.
  2. a worker employed to oil machinery.
  3. any of several devices, other than pressure devices, for feeding lubricating oil to a bearing.
  4. an oilcan.
  5. Often,an oilskin garment, esp. a coat.
  6. a ship using oil as fuel.
  7. See
  8. an oil well.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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