line oiler

line oiler

[′līn ‚ȯi·lər]
(mechanical engineering)
An apparatus inserted in a line conducting air or steam to an air- or steam-activated machine that feeds small controllable amounts of lubricating oil into the air or steam. Also known as air-line lubricator; line lubricator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.