Definition of degrease in English:

degrease

Syllabification: de·grease
Pronunciation: /dēˈɡrēs
 
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verb

[with object] (often as noun degreasing)
Remove excess grease or fat from (something).
More example sentences
  • This same equipment can be adapted for use with soap and water for pressure cleaning such as degreasing auto engines and lawn and garden equipment.
  • Carbon tetrachloride is a manufactured chemical used mainly in cleaning fluids and degreasing agents.
  • To apply, thoroughly clean and degrease the metal.

Derivatives

degreasant

noun
More example sentences
  • Using a degreasant was also ruled out due to the difficulties of disposal of the used degreasant.
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulphate started its career as an industrial degreasant and garage floor cleaner.
  • Available in red or grey, the kit includes etchant, degreasant, protective gloves and glasses, roller and tray.

degreaser

noun
More example sentences
  • Anyone know where I can buy citrus degreaser in bulk?
  • Speaking of solvents and degreasers, be certain to use them in a well-ventilated area.
  • Armed with all these new lubricants, oils, bore cleaners, solvents, degreasers and fouling removers, we cleaned two revolvers and two semiautos.

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