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Definition of "nonstick" []

  • Permitting easy removal of adherent food particles: a frying pan with a nonstick surface. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonstick" in a sentence
  • "What makes this bakeware nonstick is an “FDA approved NAMI ™ coating” that provides a chemical-free, antibacterial surface."
  • "It's a good idea to rub about a teaspoon of oil or butter on a cold pan each time you use it, Mr. Winter said, because despite the name nonstick, most of the cookware needs some kind of lubricant."
  • "I have a plain, cheap Cuisinart nonstick skillet (supposedly a proprietary nonstick coating of titanium, but I'm skeptical) that is almost exclusively for eggs and crepes and other things that stick to even the "nonstick" Calphalon."