greaseproof greaseproof

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax

Usage(s):

  • Meanwhile Du Pont announced that the nylon chemicals would be put to many other uses besides stockings: greaseproof paper containers, non-cracking patent leather, waterproof .

Quotes

  • Simon Hoggart explained the appeal of Test cricket thus: "Sitting in an almost empty Grace Road, Leicester, watching a few overs between showers, reading a book, finally opening the greaseproof paper to eat my two meat paste sandwiches, washed down...
    on May 10, 2008 By: Simon Hoggart Source: guardian.co.uk

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