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oiler

Definitions of oiler
  1. noun
    a worker who oils engines or machinery
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    type of:
    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
  2. noun
    a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
    synonyms: oil tanker, tank ship, tanker
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    types:
    supertanker
    the largest class of oil tankers
    type of:
    cargo ship, cargo vessel
    a ship designed to carry cargo
  3. noun
    a well that yields or has yielded oil
    synonyms: oil well
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    gusher
    an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary
    spouter
    an oil well that is spouting
    stripper, stripper well
    an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
    wildcat, wildcat well
    an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    type of:
    well
    a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
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