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tr.v. knead·ed, knead·ing, kneads
1. To mix and work into a uniform mass, as by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands: kneading dough.
2. To make or shape by or as if by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands.
3. To squeeze, press, or roll with the hands, as in massaging: kneading a painful calf muscle.

[Middle English kneden, from Old English cnedan.]

knead′er n.


n. proceso de masaje y frotación.
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The natives were hurrying about hither and thither, engaged in various duties, some lugging off to the stream enormous hollow bamboos, for the purpose of filling them with water; others chasing furious-looking hogs through the bushes, in their endeavours to capture them; and numbers employed in kneading great mountains of poee-poee heaped up in huge wooden vessels.
They will feed on barley-meal and flour of wheat, baking and kneading them, making noble cakes and loaves; these they will serve up on a mat of reeds or on clean leaves, themselves reclining the while upon beds strewn with yew or myrtle.
Then I kneaded the wax in my strong hands till it became soft, which it soon did between the kneading and the rays of the sun-god son of Hyperion.
Aunt Janet, who was kneading her bread, turned round and lifted floury hands.
First, Victoria mentions in her basic sourdough method kneading the bread dough (intermittently) for about half an hour (the bulk of the actual hands-on time).
Dough kneading machine MTM-110, for kneading different types of yeast dough, except steep.
It sums up so much about what I do, the fact that everything is homemade using pure ingredients, the need people have for cake, as well as the kneading that goes into the breads we sell.
2 Add the melted butter, salt and sugar and continue kneading the dough for 6 minutes, adding a little more water if necessary; the dough should be elastic yet fairly loose.
Most breads require kneading (the process of stretching the dough) to develop the gluten and evenly distribute the ingredients.
The kneading is only the beginning of a very elaborate and intense proceA[degrees] dure and is essential to clear any blocked energies.
With all that kneading and proofing, however, baking bread from scratch isn't something most people can factor into their busy lives.
Different recipes will call for different amounts of kneading but this is how to do it.