greaseproof grease"proof adj. resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax; as, greaseproof wrapping paper. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • greaseproof — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impermeable to grease …   English terms dictionary

  • greaseproof — adj. impervious to the penetration of grease. * * * adjective resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax greaseproof wrapping paper • Similar to: ↑impervious, ↑imperviable * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : resistant to penetration by grease, oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • greaseproof — I. noun see greaseproof paper II. adjective see grease I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greaseproof — adj. Greaseproof is used with these nouns: ↑paper …   Collocations dictionary

  • greaseproof — /ˈgrispruf/ (say greesproohf) adjective impervious to grease: greaseproof paper …  

  • greaseproof paper — noun Date: 1900 British a heavy stiff waxed paper called also greaseproof …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greaseproof paper — [[t]gri͟ːspruːf pe͟ɪpə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Greaseproof paper is a special kind of paper which does not allow fat or oil to pass through it. It is mainly used in cooking or to wrap food. [BRIT] (in AM, use wax paper) …   English dictionary

  • greaseproof — See greaseless. * * * …   Universalium

  • greaseproof — 1. adjective Resistant to grease. 2. verb To make resistant to grease …   Wiktionary

  • greaseproof — adj. resistant to grease or oil; does not allow grease or oil through …   English contemporary dictionary

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