karburu 1comm. calcium carbide; used for ripening bananas and other fruits. [A commercial chemical used to pour on water to stun the fish, also used as fuel to burn in special lamps.] Hina-adanah karburu nan inpal-um nan balat. He placed calcium carbide on the bananas he was ripening. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Mineral.) 2trans. to place calcium carbide into or on something. Karburuwan yu nadan balat ta gagalan mal-um. Place calcium carbide on the bananas so that they will ripen faster. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5A Changing state of site by adding something. Language Of Borrowing: Tagalog.
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langis 1comm. lubricating oil. Gimmatang hi langis nan tolak. He bought oil for the vehicle. Syn: oyl. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Mineral.) 2trans. to place lubricating oil. Langisam nan tolak ta adi mapai. Put oil in the vehicle so that it will not be destroyed. Munlangis da da uwani. They will place oil now. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, muN‑/nuN‑. 5A Changing state site by adding something. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
pitlolyo (sp. var. pitololio; sp. var. pittololyo) 1comm. petroleum, an oily flammable substance that is refined for use as kerosene and gasoline. Pitlolyo di nuntolog na. He used kerosene in lighting the fire. Ha-adam hi pitlolyo nan dilag. Place kerosene in the lamp. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Mineral.) 2trans. to use kerosene by placing it on something. Pitlolyowam nan apuy ta dumalang. Place kerosene on the fire so that it will ignite. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5A Changing state of site by adding something. Language Of Borrowing: English.