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grease

Money used as a bribe. I think a little grease will convince these people to help us, don't you?

grease

n. protection money; bribery money. (see also grease someone’s palm.) See that the commissioner of the park district gets a little grease to help us get the contract.

grease (someone's)

palm/hand Slang
To bribe.
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As of 2014, global industrial greases production is dominated by Mineral oil based greases, and similar trend is expected to continue during the forecast period.
Part of that maintenance involves choosing the right grease.
By adding the Grease Thief line of sampling and analysis products, they are opening the door for Chinese laboratories and lubricant users to expand testing to the many important grease lubricated machines," says Rich Wurzbach.
As a result of continuous R&D, there are likely to be changes in base oil types used in the production of industrial greases.
Its fluidity is good, lubricant replacement is easy, and removal of foreign material is also an easier process than with grease lubrication.
A food-production facility in the United States compared how this new water-resistant grease from Dow Corning performed against the lubricating greases the facility had traditionally used for water-rich environments.
The G-0101 is also a mineral oil-based grease, but it's thickened by a lithium system.
rail curve greases, switched their entire operation to ABIL-developed soy grease.
The high delivery pressure characteristics of these greases typically require the use of high pressure hose or steel supply lines.
This type of lubrication is vastly superior to the lithium and mineral-based greases on the market today.
Chevron Lubricants, maker of the Delo([R]) brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, today introduced the latest member of its product family, Delo Grease ESI.
For some greases a moderate degree of oil separation (typically less than 5 percent) or a slight degree of hardening during storage is natural and acceptable.
Contract notice: procurement and supply of oils, lubricants, greases and stove naphtha.
High operating temperatures, such as in steel or cement industry bearings, can cause calcium or lithium complex greases to oxidise.
New high-performance Molykote[R] Food Grade White Extreme Pressure Beating Greases from Dow Corning meet FDA Regulations 21 CFR 178.