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Permitting easy removal of adherent food particles: a frying pan with a nonstick surface.


(of saucepans, frying pans, etc) coated with a substance such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) that prevents food sticking to them



having a finish designed to prevent food from sticking during cooking or baking.
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Adj.1.nonstick - (of surfaces especially of cooking utensils) permitting easy removal of adherent food particles; "a frying pan with a nonstick surface"
slippery, slippy - causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"


[ˈnɒnˈstɪk] adj (saucepan) → (con rivestimento) antiaderente
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