any of various thick slippery liquids that do not mix with water and burn easily
petroleum found in rock underground
picture painted in oil-colours; paints made by mixing colouring matter in oil
put oil on or into (sth)
"oil the wooden surface"
Add a little more oil so that the mushrooms do not dry up.
出自： E. David
His hair was thickly plastered with sweetly-smelling oil.
出自： R. P. Jhabvala
Converting more power stations from oil to coal would push up electricity charges.
Petrol tank's full. I checked the oil, water, and tyres.
出自： M. Wesley
误 Our country has many oil.
正 Our country has plenty of oil.
析 oil作“石油”解时是不可数名词,不能用many来修饰,应该换用修饰不可数名词的词或词组,如much, plenty of, a great deal of, a large amount of等。
误 A painting with oil often looks better at a distance.
正 A painting in oils often looks better at a distance.