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English definition of “grease”

grease

noun [U]     /ɡriːs/
FAT a substance such as oil or fatFats and oils in food and cooking
ENGINE a substance like thick oil that is put on parts in an engine or machine to make them move more smoothlyLubrication
(Definition of grease noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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