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oil patch

oil patch
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oil pach]
    • /ɔɪl pætʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oil pach]
    • /ɔɪl pætʃ/

Definitions of oil patch words

  • noun oil patch an area in which oil is produced. 1
  • noun oil patch the petroleum industry. 1
  • noun oil patch an area or region where much petroleum is produced 0
  • noun oil patch the petroleum industry 0

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Origin of oil patch

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Oil patch

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oil patch popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

oil patch usage trend in Literature

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