having or providing a finish designed to prevent food from sticking during cooking or baking: a nonstick saucepan; a nonstick cooking spray.

1955–60; non- + stick2 Unabridged
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nonstick (ˈnɒnˈstɪk)
(of saucepans, frying pans, etc) coated with a substance such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) that prevents food sticking to them

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Example sentences
Grill octopus in a nonstick frying pan for four minutes on each side.
Spray heavy duty foil with nonstick spray, then place fish on the foil.
Add a flour tortilla to a large, nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat.
Brush on both sides with mayonnaise or spray with nonstick cooking oil.
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