Definitions

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  • adj. Resistant to grease.
  • v. To make resistant to grease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax

Etymologies

grease +‎ -proof (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I would grease and line the tin with what we call greaseproof paper or baking paper.

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  • Using a sharp knife, slice the sea bass fillets into short strips about 2.5cm wide and place 5 or 6 strips in the centre of each triangle of greaseproof paper.

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  • SERVES 6wild sea bass 1 weighing approximately 1kg, skinned, filleted and pin-bonedlemon grass 1 stick, cut into 6 chunkstiny tomatoes 6 quarteredpetits pois 6 tbsp broad beans 6 tbsp briefly blanched and skins slipped offwhite wine 6 tbspolive oil 6 tbspfresh dill a handful, choppedsea salt and pepperCut three pieces of greaseproof paper about 35cm square.

    Seaside recipes: crab tart, sea bass with pea and mint soup

  • Now carefully fold over one corner of the greaseproof paper, then fold over the other corner so that you have a samosa-shaped parcel, folding the edges in tightly to seal.

    Seaside recipes: crab tart, sea bass with pea and mint soup

  • Sitting on the side, wrapped in blue greaseproof paper, are blocks of hard, white dripping, rendered from beef fat.

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  • Refrigerate until firm, then line with greaseproof paper and baking beans, and blind bake for about 15 minutes until golden, then remove the paper and beans and brush the base with egg white.

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  • Place the chicken on top and cover with a layer of greaseproof paper and foil.

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  • That half-hour lull before the pub closed, Captin and Ruby enjoyed the easy quiet and didn’t talk much while they worked: he checked the range and flicked a glob of batter in to test the fat; she scoured the counter and put out fresh greaseproof squares beside the paper, ready to wrap chips, then Captin wiped the counter down again.

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  • With the baking parchment still attached, wrap well in greaseproof paper and store in an airtight tin or a layer of foil, repeating the feeding every week or so until you're ready to ice just before Christmas.

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  • We lined the tin with greaseproof paper and poured the fudge in.

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