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carambola
Averrhoa carambola

car·am·bo·la

 (kăr′əm-bō′lə)
n.
1. An ornamental evergreen tree (Averrhoa carambola), native to Southeast Asia and having crisp, edible, yellow to orange, longitudinally ridged fruits that are star-shaped in cross section.
2. The fruit of this plant. Also called star fruit.

[Portuguese, perhaps from Marathi karambal.]
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carambola

(ˌkærəmˈbəʊlə)
n
1. (Plants) a tree, Averrhoa carambola, probably native to Brazil but cultivated in the tropics, esp SE Asia, for its edible fruit
2. (Plants) Also called: star fruit the smooth-skinned yellow fruit of this tree, which is star-shaped in cross section
[C18: Spanish carambola a sour greenish fruit, from Portuguese, from Marathi karambal]
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ca•ram•bo•la

(ˌkær əmˈboʊ lə)

n., pl. -las.
1. a SE Asian tree, Averrhoa carambola, of the family Oxalidaceae, bearing deeply ridged, yellow-brown fruit.
2. Also called star fruit. the fruit itself.
[1590–1600; < Portuguese < Marathi karambal]
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A yellow fruit from an Indonesian tree. Used to decorate fruit salads and ice cream.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carambola - East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruitcarambola - East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
star fruit, carambola - deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.carambola - deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Averrhoa carambola, carambola, carambola tree - East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
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As carambolas, obtidas de um produtor local, foram lavadas em agua corrente, imersas em solucao aquosa contendo 50 ppm de cloro residual, lavadas novamente em agua corrente e cortadas transversalmente, em forma de estrelas, com espessura de cerca de 3 mm.
Como resulta evidente, ciertas disposiciones de tiro (entendiendo con ello la particular relacion entre bolas y angulos de la mesa que el jugador debe resolver para obtener un punto en cada oportunidad de tiro) entranan niveles de dificultad mucho mas altos que otras; en dicho sentido puede hablarse de carambolas mas problematicas, complicadas o dificiles.
Carambola. Cut unpeeled carambolas crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.
A receita prevista, devido a calagem, pode ser determinada pelo aumento de producao de carambolas = 8,4 t [ha.sup.-1] (producao de frutos com a dose mais economica igual a 37,371 t [ha.sup.-1], menos a producao na dose zero de calcario igual a 28,938 t [ha.sup.-1]), subtraindo-se o custo do calcario em toneladas de fruto (0,3).
In Kurtistown, Hawaii, near the ARS lab, Eric Weinert of Hula Brothers, Inc., Hawaii's largest grower and shipper of commercial carambolas, began using the newly approved procedure last autumn to market carambolas on the mainland.
Avaliacao de diferentes tipos de atmosferas modificadas na vida util de carambolas minimamente processadas.