Degrease
Degrease \De*grease"\, v. t. To remove grease or fatty matter from, as wool or silk. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • degrease — [dē grēs′, dēgrēz′] vt. degreased, degreasing to remove grease or a greasy substance from degreaser n …   English World dictionary

  • degrease — transitive verb Date: circa 1889 to remove grease from • degreaser noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • degrease — degreaser, n. /dee grees , greez /, v.t., degreased, degreasing. to remove grease, oil, or the like, from, esp. by treating with a chemical. [1885 90; DE + GREASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • degrease — verb To remove grease from something …   Wiktionary

  • degrease — v. remove grease …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degrease — verb remove excess grease or fat from. Derivatives degreasant noun degreaser noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • degrease — de·grease …   English syllables

  • degrease — de•grease [[t]diˈgris, ˈgriz[/t]] v. t. greased, greas•ing chem. to remove grease or oil from • Etymology: 1885–90 de•greas′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • degrease — /diˈgris/ (say dee grees) verb (t) (degreased, degreasing) to remove the fat or grease from. –degreaser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • degrease — [1] To remove oil and grease from the surface of a parat. [2] Wiping the surface to be painted with a clean cloth saturated in a solvent. This is essential to good paint adhesion …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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