adjective see grease I

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  • greaseless — adjective a) Without fats or oils. Many lubricants are greaseless, being based on graphite or silicone. b) Not feeling greasy to the touch; not leaving a non water soluble residue. Users insist on greaseless cosmetics …   Wiktionary

  • greaseless — ˈgrēslə̇s adjective : having no grease a medicated greaseless cream won t stain clothes * * * greaseˈless adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑grease …   Useful english dictionary

  • greaseless — See grease. * * * …   Universalium

  • greaseless — grease·less …   English syllables

  • grease — greaseless, adj. greaselessness, n. greaseproof, adj. n. /grees/; v. /grees, greez/, n., v., greased, greasing. n. 1. the melted or rendered fat of animals, esp. when in a soft state. 2. fatty or oily matter in general; lubricant. 3. Also called… …   Universalium

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  • cream — 1. The upper fatty layer that forms in milk on standing or which is separated from it by centrifugalization; it contains about the same amount of sugar and protein as milk, but from 12 to 40% more fat. 2. Any whitish viscid fluid resembling c.. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • grease — I. noun Etymology: Middle English grese, from Anglo French gresse, greisse, creisse, from Vulgar Latin *crassia, from Latin crassus fat Date: 13th century 1. a. rendered animal fat b. oily matter c. a thick lubricant 2. wool as it comes from the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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