nonstick

[ non-stik ]

adjective
  1. having or providing a finish designed to prevent food from sticking during cooking or baking: a nonstick saucepan; a nonstick cooking spray.

Origin of nonstick

1
First recorded in 1955–60; non- + stick2

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British Dictionary definitions for nonstick

nonstick

/ (ˈnɒnˈstɪk) /


adjective
  1. (of saucepans, frying pans, etc) coated with a substance such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) that prevents food sticking to them

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