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steak

 (stāk)
n.
1. A slice of meat, typically beef, usually cut thick and across the muscle grain and served broiled or fried.
2. A thick slice of a large fish cut across the body.
3. A patty of ground meat broiled or fried.

[Middle English steike, from Old Norse steik; see steig- in Indo-European roots.]

steak

(steɪk)
n
1. (Cookery) See beefsteak
2. (Cookery) any of various cuts of beef of varying quality, used for braising, stewing, etc
3. (Cookery) a thick slice of pork, veal, etc, or of a large fish, esp cod or salmon
4. (Cookery) minced meat prepared in the same way as steak: hamburger steak.
[C15: from Old Norse steik roast; related to steikja to roast on a spit; see stick1]

steak

(steɪk)

n.
a slice of meat or fish, esp. beef, cooked by broiling, frying, or the like.
[1400–50; < Old Norse steik meat roasted on a spit]

steak

- Seems to be related to Old Norse steikja, "roast on a spit," and stikna, "be roasted."
See also related terms for roast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steak - a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fishsteak - a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
fish steak - cross-section slice of a large fish
beefsteak - a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
Translations
biftekfiléřízek
bøf=-bøf
pihvi
odrezak
hússzelet
kjötsneiî eîa fiskstykki til steikingar
ステーキ
스테이크
žuvies gabalas
gaļas/zivs gabals
mihnúť sa
zrezek
biffstek
เนื้อสเต็ก
miếng thịt bò nạc

steak

[steɪk]
A. N (= one piece) → filete m or bistec m de vaca, filete m or bistec m de res (LAm), bife m (Andes, S. Cone); (for stewing etc) → carne f de vaca or res; (= barbecued steak) → churrasco m (And, S. Cone)
B. CPD steak and kidney pie Npastel m de carne y riñones
steak house Nasador m
steak knife Ncuchillo m para la carne

steak

[ˈsteɪk] n
(= meat) → bifteck m, steak m
steak and chips → un steak frites
(= fish) → steak m
tuna steak → steak de thonsteak and kidney pie ntourte f à la viande de bœuf et aux rognonssteak and kidney pudding npudding m à la viande de bœuf et aux rognonssteak house steakhouse [ˈsteɪkhaʊs] ngrill-room msteak knife n [steak knives] (pl) → couteau m à viande

steak

nSteak nt; (of fish)Filet nt; a ham/bacon steakeine Scheibe gebackener Schinken/Speck; steak and kidney pieFleischpastete fmit Nieren; steak dinnerSteakmenü nt

steak

:
steakhouse
nSteakhouse nt
steak knife
nSteakmesser nt
steak tartare
nTatarbeefsteak nt

steak

[steɪk] n (beef) → carne f di manzo; (piece of beef, pork) → bistecca
a cod steak → un trancio di merluzzo
steak and kidney pie pasticcio di carne e rognoni di manzo in pasta sfoglia

steak

(steik) noun
a slice of meat (usually beef) or fish (often cod) for eg frying or stewing. a piece of steak; two cod steaks.

steak

شَرِيحَةُ لَـحْم biftek bøf Steak μπριζόλα bistec pihvi steak odrezak bistecca ステーキ 스테이크 biefstuk biff befsztyk bife бифштекс biff เนื้อสเต็ก biftek miếng thịt bò nạc 牛排

steak

n bistec m
References in classic literature ?
howled Queequeg, as if smacking his lips over a mouthful of Grenadier's steak.
I have got a stewed steak - which is of home preparation - and a cold roast fowl - which is from the cook's-shop.
Here there stood a white house within a walled garden, and in the pantry of this domicile we found a store of food--two loaves of bread in a pan, an uncooked steak, and the half of a ham.
Before Elizabeth was placed an enormous roasted turkey, and before Richard one boiled, in the centre of the table stood a pair of heavy silver casters, surrounded by four dishes: one a fricassee that consisted of gray squirrels; another of fish fried; a third of fish boiled; the last was a venison steak.
And now I am afraid Campbell will be here before there is time to dress a steak, and we have no butcher at hand.
So the sparrow perched upon the shelf: and having first looked carefully about her to see if anyone was watching her, she pecked and scratched at a steak that lay upon the edge of the shelf, till at last down it fell.
The traveller applied himself to his steak in silence.
When he dines alone in chambers, as he has dined to-day, and has his bit of fish and his steak or chicken brought in from the coffee-house, he descends with a candle to the echoing regions below the deserted mansion, and heralded by a remote reverberation of thundering doors, comes gravely back encircled by an earthy atmosphere and carrying a bottle from which he pours a radiant nectar, two score and ten years old, that blushes in the glass to find itself so famous and fills the whole room with the fragrance of southern grapes.
He had been attracted by the Gallic look of the window, in which was generally an uncooked steak on one plate and on each side two dishes of raw vegetables.
Poppets brought the tray in, and we drew up to the table, and toyed with a little steak and onions, and some rhubarb tart.
Seal brought sandwiches, which she ate beneath the plane-trees in Russell Square; while Mary generally went to a gaudy establishment, upholstered in red plush, near by, where, much to the vegetarian's disapproval, you could buy steak, two inches thick, or a roast section of fowl, swimming in a pewter dish.
I was in at him at nine, and he said, "In five minutes," so I put the steak on the brander, but I've been in thrice since then, and every time he says, "In five minutes," and when I try to take the table-cover off, he presses his elbows hard on it, and growls.