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Definition of grease noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1any thick oily substance, especially one that is used to make machines run smoothly Grease marks can be removed with liquid detergent. Her hands were covered with oil and grease. the grease in his hair see also elbow grease
  2. 2animal fat that has been made softer by cooking or heating plates covered with grease There was a film of grease on the kitchen window.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grease