grease trap (grease trap)

1. a trap in a drain or waste pipe to prevent grease from passing into a sewer system. 2. a device installed in a drainage system to hold the grease content while allowing other materials to continue to flow. 3. interceptor used in drainage system to trap grease by the use of baffles and enlargement chambers slowing velocity of flow so grease coagulates on top and can be removed or drawn off. See INTERCEPTOR.
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