Lubricity : Definition

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Definitions of Lubricity

Pronunciation : Lu*bric"i*ty
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. lubricitas: cf. F. lubricité.]
Definition : 1. Smoothness; freedom from friction; also, property, which diminishes friction; as, the lubricity of oil. Ray.

2. Slipperiness; instability; as, the lubricity of fortune. L'Estrange.

3. Lasciviousness; propensity to lewdness; lewdness; lechery; incontinency. Sir T. Herbert. As if wantonness and lubricity were essential to that poem. Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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