The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge
- more than the components symbol itself, their installation into or removal from the whole is more important for the dream's interpretation.
- of electrical equipment (components, wires, cables, cables): see electricity or see individual components.
- rusty: symbolizes hatred.
- cleaning rusty components: this image expresses the dreamer's active attempt to eliminate hatred (usually directed toward someone) from one's experience.
- lubricating with oil or grease: the attempt at easier progress through life; sometimes also a symbol of karma*26 that puts into motion one of the dreamer's sexual or emotional relationships.
- as part of a gear or machinery (with gearwheels): symbolize the fates of individual people, fates that precisely fit together and are incorporated into the karmic wheel of reincarnation*75.