Meaning of GREASE in English

GREASE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

elbow

I give the pink botty a thorough good scrub, putting in plenty of elbow grease .

Cleaning Thanks to the availability of steam, cleaning is now a simple task, taking very little effort and no elbow grease .

Pioneering vision is required, and elbow grease !

It certainly saved a lot of elbow grease .

Hopefully, this knowledge will save many householders a great deal of elbow grease !

■ VERB

remove

Soap and water washing helps to remove surface grease temporarily.

Wipe the wood with a cloth moistened with white spirit to remove any traces of grease or dust.

They are fast acting and extremely effective as products and will rapidly remove grease and other organic films using spray-wipe techniques.

Before applying paint to the door, lightly clean the surface with white spirit to remove any dirt or grease .

This should need only a few turns Clean up the ends of the pipe to remove grease and dirt.

When dry, remove grease by wiping with a fluff-free cloth dipped in methylated spirit.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

elbow grease

You'll need to use some elbow grease to get that floor clean.

Cleaning Thanks to the availability of steam, cleaning is now a simple task, taking very little effort and no elbow grease.

Hopefully, this knowledge will save many householders a great deal of elbow grease!

I give the pink botty a thorough good scrub, putting in plenty of elbow grease.

It certainly saved a lot of elbow grease.

Pioneering vision is required, and elbow grease!

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bacon grease

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Brush the paper lightly with grease . 1 Brush the edges of the basin well with grease.

Class B for flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, and grease .

During everyday wear and tear, the carpet pile becomes coated with airborne oils and grease from footwear and pets.

I have been told by the previous owner that he filled the hubs with grease instead of oil.

Of jaundiced varnish, wood-smoke, grease , candle-wax, cigarette smoke and fly-shit.

Sunflower and grapeseed varieties are light and therefore particularly good for frying, leaving food crisp and free from grease .

There should not be any grease in the front wheel bearings, they are lubricated with the oil in the swivel housings.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

palm

Luckily Joseph was able to grease a few palms , thus helping his brother to escape.

So McCloy greased your palm a bit to walk home with Hatton and catch him unawares.

pan

Spoon into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan .

Pour into a greased and floured tube pan .

Quickly pour into greased 13-by-9-inch pan and spread just until even.

Pour batter into a greased 9-by-13-inch pan .

Pour into greased square pan and cool.

Pour batter into two 8-inch round, greased and lightly floured pans .

Spread mixture in a greased 8-inch square baking pan .

Then I let it rise again before baking in a greased pan until brown on top.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I had connections and might be able to grease their way through tight places.

Luckily Joseph was able to grease a few palms, thus helping his brother to escape.

Make sure it was all greased up with pomade, then rub it across the upholstery.

With some you have to grease the wheels more liberally.

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