1. oil-water_interface

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

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Words that Rhyme with Snake Oil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • soil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle
  • boil

Example sentences of the word snake-oil


1. Noun Phrase
The bottom line: Tread carefully, as acupressure products could be little more than snake oil.

2. snake-rail_fence

noun. rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails.

Synonyms

  • snake fence
  • worm fence
  • rail fence

3. snake

noun. ['ˈsneɪk'] limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.

Synonyms

  • diapsid
  • sea snake
  • colubrid
  • suborder Serpentes
  • diapsid reptile
  • suborder Ophidia
  • elapid snake
  • serpent
  • Serpentes
  • ophidian
  • Ophidia
  • viper
  • constrictor
  • colubrid snake
  • blind snake
  • elapid

Antonyms

  • approve
  • stay in place
  • straight line
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. snake

verb. ['ˈsneɪk'] move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake.

Antonyms

  • straighten

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Snake

noun. a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer.

6. snake

verb. ['ˈsneɪk'] form a snake-like pattern.

Synonyms

  • wind
  • curve

Antonyms

  • subclass Anapsida
  • Anapsida
  • reptile

Etymology

  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snaca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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)
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