grease grease  /ˈɡris/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
  2. (n) the state of being covered with unclean things
  3. (v) lubricate with grease

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The other 55 smeared the silicone grease on their feet every 24 hours; some of them also wore silicone-treated socks.
  2. It is early afternoon, and the smells of dirty diapers and grease mingle in the bleak Minneapolis apartment.
  3. His plan: to reduce garbage to grease, fuel and fertilizers at the Ford plant.

News

  1. Civic Theatre's production of "Grease" to premier June 27

    The summer musical, the popular show “Grease,” took center stage at the Optimist Club meeting Thursday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Henderson Daily News

  2. Grease fire forces apartment evacuation

    A grease fire forced an evacuation of an apartment building in Tuscumbia.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WAFF 48 News Huntsville

  3. Grease Fire Damages Downtown Restaurant, Hobby Shop

    A Downtown restaurant was damaged by a grease fire that got out of control Wednesday morning.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "These measures will act as grease for the gears of our financial system, which were at risk of grinding to a halt. They will support the flow of credit to households and businesses," Mr. Bush said.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: President Bush Source: National Post

  2. "I want to thank you, my hometown, for showing your support for the Grease Sing A-Long and bringing it to the Regal Hollywood 16 in Ocala. I am so impressed that show times sold out, I would like to treat each Grease Sing A-Long ticket holder to a...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: John Travolta Source: NDTV.com

  3. "This deal will throw a lifeline to rural counties across the West and pump dollars into schools, roads and emergency services. It took a lot of elbow grease, but we are about to do the right thing for rural counties," said Sen. Max Baucus,...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Max Baucus Source: Forbes

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