grease
grease(
gris
)
noun
1. (culinary) 
a. la grasa (F) 
You shouldn't pour grease down the train.No se debe tirar la grasa por el fregadero.
2. (lubricant) 
a. la grasa (F) 
The mechanic applied white grease to the hinges to stop them from squeaking.El mecánico aplicó grasa blanca a las bisagras para que dejaran de chirriar.
transitive verb
3. (to lubricate) 
a. engrasar 
The mechanic greased the shock absorbers.El mecánico engrasó los amortiguadores.
b. lubricar 
She's going to grease the bearings.Va a lubricar los rodamientos.
4. (to apply cooking grease) 
a. engrasar 
Yolanda greased the baking pan before pouring the batter in.Yolanda engrasó el molde para hornear antes de verter la masa.
b. aceitar 
Grease the cooking sheet and add the vegetables for roasting.Aceita la hoja de cocinar y coloca los vegetales para asar.
c. untar con mantequilla (using butter) 
If you don't grease the cooking sheet, the cookies will stick.Si no untas la hoja de cocinar con mantequilla, las galletas se quedarán pegadas.
5. (to apply grease to hair) 
a. no direct translation 
Carlos Gardel, the great tango singer, used to wear his hair greased back.Carlos Gardel, el gran cantante de tango, solía llevar el pelo engominado.
He greased back his hair.Se puso brillantina en el pelo.
adjective
6. (that applies grease) 
He used a grease gun to lubricate the chain.Usó una pistola engrasadora para lubricar la cadena.
grease
Noun
1. (in cooking, for machine) 
a. la grasa (F) 
grease gunpistola engrasadora
transitive verb
2. (machine) 
a. engrasar, lubricar 
3. (cake tin) 
a. engrasar 
to grease back one's hairengominarse el pelo
4. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
to grease somebody's palmuntar a alguien
5. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
to move like greased lightningmoverse con la velocidad del rayo
grease [ɡriːs]
noun
(oil, fat etc) grasa (f); [of candle] sebo (m); (dirt) mugre (f); (lubricant) lubricante (m);
transitive verb
[+baking tin] engrasar; (Aut) etc engrasar; lubricar
like greased lightning como un relámpago
I ran across the room like greased lightning and pulled back the curtain
to grease sb's palm untar la mano a algn
modifier
grease gun (n) pistola (f) engrasadora; engrasadora (f) a presión
grease monkey (n) (US) mecánicoamecánica (m) (f);a mecánica maquinista (m)
grease nipple (n) (Aut) engrasador (m)
grease remover (n) quitagrasas (m)
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