[dee-grees, -greez]
verb (used with object), degreased, degreasing.
to remove grease, oil, or the like, from, especially by treating with a chemical.

1885–90; de- + grease

degreaser, noun Unabridged
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degrease (diːˈɡriːs)
(tr) to remove grease from

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Example sentences
Degrease then gently bolt together a stack of new double-edged razor blades.
Degrease engines only in facilities where wash water is appropriately treated and discharged to the sanitary sewer.
No, not the moist, lemony towelette you use to degrease your fingers after
  gnawing on hot wings.
Cold cleaning degreasers range in size from bench-top units used to degrease
  small metal parts to industrial-sized cold cleaners.
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