What does the “viscosity” of an oil mean?

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Viscosity is a measure of the thickness of an oil.  The viscosity (thickness) of the oil at low and high temperatures is measured on a scale determined by the Society of Automotive Engineers and given a number known as the SAE number.  Therefore SAE 30 oil will be thinner than an SAE 40.

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