1. oil-water_interface

noun. an interface forming the boundary between the non-miscible liquids oil and water.

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2. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

3. wintergreen

noun. any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola.

Synonyms

  • Pyrola elliptica
  • Pyrola americana
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • lesser wintergreen
  • Pyrola rotundifolia
  • shinleaf
  • genus Pyrola
  • Pyrola minor
  • Pyrola rotundifolia americana
  • false wintergreen
  • wild lily of the valley

4. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

5. wintergreen

noun. spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil.

Synonyms

  • boxberry
  • mountain tea
  • groundberry
  • ground-berry
  • spiceberry
  • berry
  • creeping wintergreen
  • teaberry
  • checkerberry

6. wintergreen

noun. creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.

Synonyms

  • Gaultheria procumbens
  • Gaultheria
  • boxberry
  • shrublet
  • genus Gaultheria
  • groundberry
  • oil of wintergreen
  • teaberry
  • ground-berry
  • spiceberry
  • creeping wintergreen
  • mountain tea
  • checkerberry

7. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.

Synonyms

  • fossil oil
  • grease
  • lubricating oil
  • calamus oil
  • Chinese wood oil
  • hedeoma oil
  • hydnocarpus oil
  • linseed oil
  • pennyroyal oil
  • flaxseed oil
  • motor oil
  • crude
  • fatty oil
  • almond oil
  • colza oil
  • expressed almond oil
  • hyssop oil
  • cohune oil
  • fixed oil
  • babacu oil
  • lipoid
  • mineral oil
  • tung oil
  • chaulmoogra oil
  • croton oil
  • crude oil
  • shale oil
  • mustard oil
  • camphor oil
  • rapeseed oil
  • lemongrass
  • spike oil
  • heating oil
  • lemongrass oil
  • essential oil
  • lemon grass
  • fuel oil
  • cohune fat
  • lipide
  • safflower oil
  • sweet almond oil
  • tall oil
  • cohune-nut oil
  • rape oil
  • stand oil
  • babassu oil
  • volatile oil
  • animal oil
  • fusel oil
  • lipid
  • neroli oil
  • sassafras oil
  • spike lavender oil
  • petroleum

Antonyms

  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

8. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist.

Synonyms

  • oil color
  • oil paint

Antonyms

  • decent
  • conditional
  • late

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

9. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] cover with oil, as if by rubbing.

Antonyms

  • evoke

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

10. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing.

Synonyms

  • inunct
  • anele
  • embrocate
  • anoint

Antonyms

  • bedamn
  • damn
  • put forward
  • arouse

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word oil-of-wintergreen


1. Noun Phrase
This thick salve, which claims to help ease sore muscles among other uses, lists oil of wintergreen and iodine as its active ingredients.

2.
Noun Phrase
A quick test involves placing the crystal in vegetable oil (average refractive index 1.47) or
oil of wintergreen (refractive index 1.536).

3.
Noun Phrase
of
oil of wintergreen.

4.
Noun Phrase
of
oil of wintergreen** and 2 oz of the witch hazel.

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