greaseproof

adj. impervious to the penetration of grease.

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adjective
resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax
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greaseproof wrapping paper

Similar to: ↑impervious, ↑imperviable

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: resistant to penetration by grease, oil, or wax

greaseproof wrapping paper

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greaseˈproof adjective
Resistant or impermeable to grease
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Main Entry:grease

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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

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

  • greaseproof — adjective Brit. (especially of paper used in cooking) impermeable to grease …   English new terms dictionary

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

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