non·​stick | \ˌnän-ˈstik \

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

Heat a small, ovenproof, nonstick pan with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Mackenzie Wagoner, Vogue, "The Ultimate Post-Thanksgiving Detox Meal Plan," 23 Nov. 2018 Spray a roasting pan with nonstick cooking spray and place a rack in the pan. Georgeanne Brennan, House Beautiful, "Butterflied Turkey with Herb Glaze and Gravy Recipe," 25 Oct. 2010 Place salmon on baking sheet lined with nonstick foil. Susan Nicholson, ajc, "Seven Day Menu Planner," 24 Apr. 2018 Season salmon with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and place on a second baking sheet lined with nonstick foil. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Mustard-Dill Salmon with Crispy Asparagus Fries," 7 Mar. 2018 Place marshmallows in single layer on rimmed baking sheet lined with nonstick foil. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "S'mores Icebox Cake," 28 Aug. 2017 Spread out on a nonstick baking sheet and roast, stirring at 30-min mark, until golden brown all over, about 45 minutes. Susan Spungen, Good Housekeeping, "Soybean Pasta with Kale Pesto and Squash," 4 Dec. 2017 Never use steel wool or other harsh scrubbing tools on nonstick cookware, and don’t use metal utensils like spatulas. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, "Keep Your Backpacking Gear Working Like New," 24 May 2018 Coat a nonstick skillet large enough to hold salmon in 1 layer with nonstick spray. Christine Makuch, Woman's Day, "Salmon with Plum Salsa," 17 Nov. 2011

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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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: allowing easy removal of cooked food

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