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as·pic 1

 (ăs′pĭk)
n.
A clear jelly typically made of stock and gelatin and used as a glaze or garnish or to make a mold of meat, fish, or vegetables.

[French, from aspic, asp (from the resemblance of the jelly's coloration to an asp's); see aspic2.]

as·pic 2

 (ăs′pĭk)
n. Archaic
An asp.

[French, from Old French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis; see asp.]

aspic

(ˈæspɪk)
n
(Cookery) a savoury jelly based on meat or fish stock, used as a relish or as a mould for meat, vegetables, etc
[C18: from French: aspic (jelly), asp1; variously explained as referring to its colour or coldness as compared to that of the snake]

aspic

(ˈæspɪk)
n
(Animals) an archaic word for asp1
[C17: from French, from Old Provençal espic spike, from Latin spīca, head (of flower); compare spikenard]

aspic

(ˈæspɪk)
n
(Plants) either of two species of lavender, Lavandula spica or L. latifolia, that yield an oil used in perfumery: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
[C16: from Old French, a variant of aspe asp2]

as•pic1

(ˈæs pɪk)

n.
a savory jelly usu. made with meat or fish stock or tomato juice and gelatin, chilled and used in molded dishes or as a garnish.
[1780–90; < French, literally asp]

as•pic2

(ˈæs pɪk)

n. Obs. asp1 (def. 1).
[1520–30; < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aspic - savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetablesaspic - savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
jelly, gelatin - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
Translations

aspic

[ˈæspɪk] Ngelatina f (de carne etc)

aspic

[ˈæspɪk] ngelée f
in aspic → en gelée

aspic

n (Cook) → Aspik m or nt, → Gelee nt

aspic

[ˈæspɪk] n chicken in aspicaspic m inv di pollo
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Tapeworm was nephew and heir of old Marshal Tiptoff, who has been introduced in this story as General Tiptoff, just before Waterloo, who was Colonel of the --th regiment in which Major Dobbin served, and who died in this year full of honours, and of an aspic of plovers' eggs; when the regiment was graciously given by his Majesty to Colonel Sir Michael O'Dowd, K.C.B.
It is rather less about preserving vandalised buildings 'in aspic'' (a favourite hobby horse of yours) than preserving Slaithwaite as an attractive village.
Jackson TOMATO ASPIC WITH FETA CHEESE 1/2 cup boiling water 2 (1/4-ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin 3 cups Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix, heated 2 large celery stalks, finely minced in food processor 1 small onion, finely minced in food processor Juice of 1/2 lemon or lime 12 small squares feta cheese Hellmann's mayonnaise for garnish Pour boiling water into a shallow bowl, and sprinkle gelatin over it.
The English love their aspic and jelly, while the Chinese have been eating grass jelly as a health food for ages.
* Application of the EU risk assessment approach to determine the adequacy of the data protection laws in non-EEA countries "We were surprised by the results of our research," said Richard Wightman, ASPIC's European research committee representative overseeing this study.
Which is what possibly explains not only the attraction to the dramatic potential of grief, but Egoyan's interest in Russell Banks's source novel in the first place: it's an account of a town rendered an emotional Pompeii by sorrow and regret, a community trapped in the aspic of despair.
And though nobody wants it revived just according to the bible so it's revied in aspic, it's the thing that everyone goes back to for the accuracy of the piece."
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The catch and effort data (1994 - 2009) were analyzed by CEDA (catch and effort data analysis) consists of Fox, Schaefer and Pella Tomlinson models and ASPIC (a surplus production model incorporating covariates) contain Fox and Logistic models.
Rural people will tell you that the countryside can't be preserved in aspic. But it is also true that Northumberland has some of the country's most special landscapes and these need to be protected from inappropriate developments.
The MCS paper states: "We believe that, for the city to regenerate appropriately, we must work positively with the natural process of change and not try to cast the city in aspic.