Meaning of GREASE in English


[grease] n [ME grese, fr. OF craisse, graisse, fr. (assumed) VL crassia, fr. L crassus fat] (13c) 1 a: rendered animal fat b: oily matter c: a thick lubricant

2: wool as it comes from the sheep retaining the natural oils or fats -- grease.less adj -- grease.proof adj -- in the grease of wool or fur: in the natural uncleaned condition

[2]grease vt greased ; (14c) 1: to smear or daub with grease

2: to lubricate with grease

3: to soil with grease

4: to hasten the process or progress of; also: facilitate -- grease the hand of or grease the palm of : bribe

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