There are 2 translations of oil in Spanish:

oil1

Pronunciation: /ɔɪl/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 (petroleum) petróleo (m) to strike oil [colloquial/familiar] dar* con una mina de oro or con la gallina de los huevos de oro [familiar/colloquial] (lit: reach oil) encontrar* petróleo (before n) oil baron magnate (m) del petróleo oil company petrolera (f) the oil industry la industria petrolera oil pipeline oleoducto (m) oil pollution contaminación (f) petrolífera or de petróleo oil refinery refinería (f) de petróleo oil spill derrame (m) de petróleo oil tanker (ship) petrolero (m) (truck) camión (m) cisterna (para petróleo) 1.2 (lubricant) aceite (m) to change/check the oil cambiar/revisar el (nivel del) aceite to pour oil on troubled waters tratar de apaciguar los ánimos (before n) oil change cambio (m) de aceite oil filter filtro (m) del aceite oil gauge indicador (m) del nivel del aceite oil level nivel (m) del aceite oil pressure presión (m) del aceite 1.3
    (fuel oil)
    fuel-oil (m), gasoil (m)
    1.4 (for domestic heating) gasóleo (m) or gasoil (m) de calefacción, fuel(-oil) (m) doméstico 1.5 (for domestic lamps, stoves) queroseno (m), kerosene (m), parafina (f) (AmL) to burn the midnight oil quemarse las cejas
  • 3 3.1 c (painting) óleo (m) a collection of oils una colección de óleos 3.2
    (oils pl)
    (paints) he paints in oils pinta al óleo a portrait in oils un retrato al óleo see also oil painting

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of oil in Spanish:

oil2

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.