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English definition of “grease”

grease

noun [U] uk   /ɡriːs/ us  
animal or vegetable fat that is soft after melting, or more generally, any thick oil-like substance: The dinner plates were thick with grease. You'll have to put some grease on those ball bearings.

grease

verb [T] uk   /ɡriːs/ us  
to put fat or oil on something: Grease the tins well before adding the cake mixture.
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