Meaning of GREASE in English

GREASE

transcription, транскрипция: [ gri:s ]

( greases, greasing, greased)

1.

Grease is a thick, oily substance which is put on the moving parts of cars and other machines in order to make them work smoothly.

...grease-stained hands.

= oil

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2.

If you grease a part of a car, machine, or device, you put grease on it in order to make it work smoothly.

I greased front and rear hubs and adjusted the brakes.

= oil

VERB : V n

3.

Grease is an oily substance that is produced by your skin.

His hair is thick with grease.

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4.

Grease is animal fat that is produced by cooking meat. You can use grease for cooking.

He could smell the bacon grease.

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5.

If you grease a dish, you put a small amount of fat or oil around the inside of it in order to prevent food sticking to it during cooking.

Grease two sturdy baking sheets and heat the oven to 400 degrees...

Place the frozen rolls on a greased baking tray.

VERB : V n , V-ed

6.

see also elbow grease

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