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degrease

[ dee-grees, -greez ]
/ diˈgris, -ˈgriz /
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verb (used with object), de·greased, de·greas·ing.
to remove grease, oil, or the like, from, especially by treating with a chemical.
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Origin of degrease

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + grease

OTHER WORDS FROM degrease

de·greas·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for degrease

degrease
/ (diːˈɡriːs) /

verb
(tr) to remove grease from
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