non·​stick | \ ˌnän-ˈstik How to pronounce nonstick (audio) \

Definition of nonstick

1 : allowing easy removal of cooked food particles a nonstick coating in a frying pan
2 : having a nonstick surface a nonstick frying pan

Examples of nonstick in a Sentence

There is a nonstick coating on the pan.
Recent Examples on the Web Shoppers love this nonstick everyday pan, which comes with a glass lid and a handle on either side. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "Chrissy Teigen shares her favorite recipes for the Fourth of July," 1 July 2020 Spray a nonstick skillet with vegetable oil cooking spray and set over medium heat. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Top pancakes with strawberry and rhubarb sauce loaded with vitamin C," 26 June 2020 The heating elements within the nonstick cast-aluminum grates ensure your cooking is even, especially in super high temperatures. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, "Products to seriously upgrade your kitchen," 17 June 2020 Coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper liners. cleveland, "Tired of banana bread but still want to bake? Try fluffy muffins instead," 8 June 2020 More to know: The removable, nonstick baking tray is dishwasher-friendly. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "How to have the ultimate pizza night at home," 17 June 2020 Heat oil or butter or oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. cleveland, "Ground turkey can be delicious. No, really!," 9 June 2020 The substances can repel both oil and water and have been used for decades in products like stain-resistant fabrics, nonstick cookware and firefighting foam. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Johnson Controls pushes back on DNR order to test more wells for 'forever chemicals'," 8 June 2020 Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a nonstick pan. Jonathan Miles, Field & Stream, "How to Cook Steelhead Wellington," 22 May 2020

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First Known Use of nonstick

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nonstick

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“Nonstick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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: allowing easy removal of cooked food

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