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flour

ground meal
Not to be confused with:
flower – a blossom; a plant that blooms
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flour

 (flou′ər, flour)
n.
1. A fine, powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a grain, especially wheat, used chiefly in baking.
2. Any of various similar finely ground or powdered foodstuffs, as of cassava, chickpeas, or bananas.
3. A soft, fine powder.
tr.v. floured, flour·ing, flours
1. To cover or coat with flour.
2. To make into flour.

[Middle English, flower, best of anything, flour; see flower.]

flour′y adj.
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flour

(ˈflaʊə)
n
1. (Cookery) a powder, which may be either fine or coarse, prepared by sifting and grinding the meal of a grass, esp wheat
2. (Cookery) any finely powdered substance
vb
3. (Cookery) (tr) to make (grain) into flour
4. (Cookery) (tr) to dredge or sprinkle (food or cooking utensils) with flour
5. (Metallurgy) (of mercury) to break into fine particles on the surface of a metal rather than amalgamating, or to produce such an effect on (a metal). The effect is caused by impurities, esp sulphur
[C13 flur finer portion of meal, flower]
ˈfloury adj
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flour

(flaʊər, ˈflaʊ ər)

n.
1. the finely ground meal of grain, esp. wheat, separated by bolting.
2. a finely ground preparation of fish, bananas, dehydrated potatoes, etc.
3. a fine, soft powder.
v.t.
4. to make (grain) into flour; grind and bolt.
5. to sprinkle or coat with flour.
v.i.
6. to disintegrate into minute particles.
[1200–50; Middle English; special use of flower]
flour′less, adj.
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flour


Past participle: floured
Gerund: flouring

Imperative
flour
flour
Present
I flour
you flour
he/she/it flours
we flour
you flour
they flour
Preterite
I floured
you floured
he/she/it floured
we floured
you floured
they floured
Present Continuous
I am flouring
you are flouring
he/she/it is flouring
we are flouring
you are flouring
they are flouring
Present Perfect
I have floured
you have floured
he/she/it has floured
we have floured
you have floured
they have floured
Past Continuous
I was flouring
you were flouring
he/she/it was flouring
we were flouring
you were flouring
they were flouring
Past Perfect
I had floured
you had floured
he/she/it had floured
we had floured
you had floured
they had floured
Future
I will flour
you will flour
he/she/it will flour
we will flour
you will flour
they will flour
Future Perfect
I will have floured
you will have floured
he/she/it will have floured
we will have floured
you will have floured
they will have floured
Future Continuous
I will be flouring
you will be flouring
he/she/it will be flouring
we will be flouring
you will be flouring
they will be flouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flouring
you have been flouring
he/she/it has been flouring
we have been flouring
you have been flouring
they have been flouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flouring
you will have been flouring
he/she/it will have been flouring
we will have been flouring
you will have been flouring
they will have been flouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flouring
you had been flouring
he/she/it had been flouring
we had been flouring
you had been flouring
they had been flouring
Conditional
I would flour
you would flour
he/she/it would flour
we would flour
you would flour
they would flour
Past Conditional
I would have floured
you would have floured
he/she/it would have floured
we would have floured
you would have floured
they would have floured
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

flour

To coat with seasoned flour, usually before frying.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flour - fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grainflour - fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
plain flour - flour that does not contain a raising agent
wheat flour - flour prepared from wheat
soy flour, soybean flour, soybean meal - meal made from soybeans
semolina - milled product of durum wheat (or other hard wheat) used in pasta
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
dough - a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
Verb1.flour - cover with flour; "flour fish or meat before frying it"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
dredge - cover before cooking; "dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"
2.flour - convert grain into flour
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
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Translations
طَحِيـنطَحين، دَقيق
mouka
mel
jauhotjauhottaa
brašno
belisztez
hveiti; kornmjöl
小麦粉
가루
miltai
milti
moka
mjöl
แป้ง
bột mì

flour

[ˈflaʊəʳ]
A. Nharina f
B. CPD flour bin Nharinero m
flour mill Nmolino m de harina
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

flour

[ˈflaʊər] nfarine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flour

nMehl nt
vt (Cook) dough, rolling pin, one’s handsmit Mehl bestäuben

flour

:
flour bin
nMehlbüchse f
flour dredger
nMehlstreuer m

flour

:
flour mill
n(Korn)mühle f
flour shaker
nMehlstreuer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

flour

[ˈflaʊəʳ] nfarina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flour

(ˈflauə) noun
wheat, or other cereal, ground into a powder and used for cooking, baking etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

flour

طَحِيـن mouka mel Mehl αλεύρι harina jauhot farine brašno farina 小麦粉 가루 bloem mel mąka farinha мука mjöl แป้ง un bột mì 面粉
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

flour

n harina
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