Definition of Greases

1. Verb. (third-person singular of grease) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greases

1. grease [v] - See also: grease

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greases

greaseburgers
greased
greased lightning
greaseless
greaseless cream
greaselike
greasepaint
greasepaints
greaseproof
greaseproof paper
greaseproofed
greaseproofing
greaseproofs
greaser
greasers
greases (current term)
greasewood
greasewoods
greasier
greasies
greasiest
greasily
greasiness
greasinesses
greasing
greasy
greasy pig disease
greasy spoon
greasy spoons
great

Literary usage of Greases

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"The greases are conveniently subdivided into (a) Solidified Oils; ... (ft) Rosin greases—Axle greases The rosin greases are essentially a solution of ..."

2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"greases. — Under this name may be included the various compounds which ... "Engine" greases are thickened with a soap made from tallow or lard oil and ..."

3. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"greases. — Under this name may be included the various com- ... "Engine" greases are thickened with a soap made from illow or lard oil and caustic soda, ..."

4. American Lubricants from the Standpoint of the Consumer by Luther Bynum Lockhart (1920)
"LUBRICATING greases. greases are used for lubricating bearings where the pressures are too great for successful oil lubrication; for lubricating difficultly ..."

5. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"This is a requirement difficult or impossible for soap greases to fill ... The idea that greases will carry greater bearing pressures than oils has its only ..."

6. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"This is a requirement difficult or impossible for soap greases to fill ... The idea that greases will carry greater bearing pressures than oils has its only ..."

7. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Leonard Archbutt, Richard Mountford Deeley (1900)
"A large number of lubricating greases are made by incorporating or emulsifying ... Large quantities of these greases are used, with very good results, ..."

8. The Examination of Hydrocarbon Oils and of Saponifiable Fats and Waxes by David Holde (1922)
"L. Lubricating greases I. GENERAL The lubricating greases used for economy or ... For wagon greases, lignite tar oils or rosin oils may be used instead of ..."

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