drip pan

variants: or

dripping pan

Definition of drip pan

  1. 1 usually drip pan :  a container for catching material that drips from above (as from the burners of a gas range or a piece of oily machinery)

  2. 2 usually dripping pan :  a usually shallow rectangular metal pan used especially for baking and roasting

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Origin and Etymology of drip pan

drip pan from 2drip + pan; dripping pan from Middle English drepyngpanne, from drepyng dripping + panne pan

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