non·​stick ˌnän-ˈstik How to pronounce nonstick (audio)
: allowing easy removal of cooked food particles
a nonstick coating in a frying pan
: having a nonstick surface
a nonstick frying pan

Examples of nonstick in a Sentence

There is a nonstick coating on the pan.
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Word History


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First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonstick was in 1958

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“Nonstick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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non·​stick ˈnän-ˈstik How to pronounce nonstick (audio)
: allowing easy removal of cooked food particles
a nonstick coating in a pan

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