Ground form

(Gram.) the stem or basis of a word, to which the other parts are added in declension or conjugation. It is sometimes, but not always, the same as the root.<- =="" lemma="" -="">

See also: ground

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He has bits and bobs of soft ground form but wouldn't want things to get really hard work.
Remember, whole flaxseeds are not well-digested; so to get the benefits of flaxseeds, use the ground form. Similarly, to get the benefits of ALA from chia seeds, it's best to eat them in ground form.
She said that leaves of green vegetables were dried up and then mixed in the rice in ground form when fresh leaves got scant in the area.
It's sold fresh, but the ground form in the spice aisle is more common in America.
Finding the winner of that slog through the Chepstow mud won't be easy, though the arachnid has a sneaking suspicion that Sue Smith's VINTAGE STAR could be worth a flutter as he has solid heavy ground form and a light weight.
CUMIN: The nutty, peppery flavour of the cumin makes it a popular ingredient in Indian kitchens and its seeds are used in both whole and ground form. Zainab suggests: "Cumin supports the development of a healthy immune system, improves oxygen distribution, betters digestion, boosts metabolism, and improves absorption of nutrients."
Cafe Orzo is available in both a ground form and a liquid concentrate form for foodservice.
Cloves can be used whole or in ground form, but one should understand it is a very strong spice so just two or three in a dish or just a few pinches if using as powder will be enough.
And, according to the Cattlemen's Beef Board, between 40 and 45 percent of all beef sold each year in the United States is in ground form.
A useful tip if you use them - 15 whole pods are the equivalent of two teaspoons of the spice in ground form.
And Broadhurst is convinced he can move up the leaderboard over the weekend if he transfers his practice ground form onto the course.
His heavy ground form suggests he will get the trip