Definition of Greaseproof

1. Adjective. Resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax. "Greaseproof wrapping paper"

Similar to: Imperviable, Impervious

Definition of Greaseproof

1. Adjective. Resistant to grease. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To make resistant to grease. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greaseproof

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greaseproof

grease someone's palm
grease up
greaseball
greaseboard
greaseboards
greaseburger
greaseburgers
greased
greased lightning
greaseless
greaseless cream
greaselike
greasepaint
greasepaints
greaseproof (current term)
greaseproof paper
greaseproofed
greaseproofing
greaseproofs
greaser
greasers
greases
greasewood
greasewoods
greasier
greasies
greasiest
greasily
greasiness

Literary usage of Greaseproof

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"... basis of twenty by twenty-five inches shall pay a duty of five cents per pound and twenty-five per centum ad valorem; parchment papers, and greaseproof ..."

2. Tariff ... Hearing[s] ... on H.R. 7456 by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance (1921)
"Mr. Louis Stevenson, of the Mount Mill Paper Co. representing the glassine and greaseproof manufacturers. The CHAIRMAN. Mr. Stokes, will you call your next ..."

3. Hearings Before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, on the by United States, Senate, Congress, Committee on Finance (1922)
"The situation with reference to glassine and greaseproof paper in this country is such ... The minimum average cost at which bleached greaseproof paper is ..."

4. Chapters on Papermaking by Clayton Beadle (1908)
"The greaseproof qualities appear to accompany the parchment-like qualities, so that one cannot be produced without the other. nd to. ..."

5. North American Free Trade Agreement: Mexico Schedule of Tariff Rate Reductions by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... Papel resistente a las grasas ("greaseproof"). ... Papel resistente a las grasas ("greaseproof"). ..."

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