[ non-stik ]
/ ˈnɒnˌstɪk /


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


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Origin of nonstick

First recorded in 1955–60; non- + stick2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for nonstick

/ (ˈnɒnˈstɪk) /


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