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lube up

To cover (someone or something) in a lubricating substance in order to minimize friction. You should try lubing up the chain and see if that makes any difference to how the bike feels. Make sure you lube the pistons up really well before you reassemble the machine.
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lubed up

Very drunk. I mean, I was too lubed up to even see straight, so there was absolutely no way I was going to get behind the wheel of a car.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lube up

v.
1. To coat something thoroughly with a lubricating substance; make something slippery to prevent damage or irritation from friction: The mechanic lubed up the engine. I took the gears out of the motor, lubed them up, and put them back in.
2. To be drunk. Used in the passive: I was pretty lubed up, so I took a taxi home.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

lube

n. butter. Pass the lube, will ya, huh?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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THAT'S WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP THE TOW PINTLE LUBED REGULARLY.
The four inside lube points and the two exterior lube points on top of the cradle mount usually get lubed regularly.
Weapons cleaned and lubed with CLP had fewer malfunctions than those treated with other products.
The one on the shaft and the one on the top knuckle of the U-joint usually get lubed. The one that gets missed is on the lower knuckle, which is blocked from above by the alternator.
Any weapon that has been properly cleaned and lubed will have a film of CLP (or LSAT for the MK19).
Make sure the hose reel bearings get lubed. You'll find the grease fittings on each end of the hose reel.
But if the rail that the panel slides on is never lubed, eventually the panel won't move.
I WISH SOMEONE HAD LUBED MY TURRET LIKE THEY WERE S'POSED TO!