greaseproof paper
noun Date: 1900 British a heavy stiff waxed paper — called also greaseproof

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 paper — grease|proof pa|per [ˌgri:s pru:f ˈpeıpə US ər] n [U] BrE a kind of paper that butter, ↑grease, etc cannot pass through, used in cooking and for wrapping food American Equivalent: waxed paper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • greaseproof paper — grease|proof paper [ ,grispruf peıpər ] noun uncount WAX PAPER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • greaseproof paper — noun (U) BrE a kind of paper that grease 1 (1) cannot pass through, used in cooking and for wrapping food; waxed paper AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • greaseproof paper — noun paper that is impermeable to oil or grease; used in cooking • Hypernyms: ↑paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • greaseproof paper — UK [ˌɡriːspruːf ˈpeɪpə(r)] / US [ˌɡrɪspruf ˈpeɪpər] noun [uncountable] a special type of paper that does not allow oil or grease to pass through it, used in cooking and for wrapping food …   English dictionary

  • Greaseproof paper — Бумага с повышенным сопротивлением проникновению жиросодержащих веществ. Жиронепроницаемость достигается путем специальной обработки бумаги с образованием сомкнутой поверхности или за счет покрытия; Бумага подпергамент …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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

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

  • greaseproof — grease proof adj. resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax; as, greaseproof wrapping paper. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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