crumbliness


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crum·bly

 (krŭm′blē)
adj. crum·bli·er, crum·bli·est
Easily crumbled; friable.

crum′bli·ness n.
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Noun1.crumbliness - excessive breakableness
breakableness - the consistency of something that breaks under pressure
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References in periodicals archive ?
Boursin Velvety Garlic & Herbs, PS2.20 Waitrose Regular garlicky Boursin, but instead of the usual slight crumbliness, it's almost like a dip consistency.
Boursin Velvety Garlic & Herbs, PS2.20, Waitrose Regular garlicky Boursin, but instead of the usual slight crumbliness, it's almost like a dip consistency.
For each sample, participants were asked to rate their overall liking and intensity of crumbliness. Liking was assessed using a standard 9-point hedonic scale (1 = "Extremely disliked", 5 = "Neither Like Nor Dislike", and 9 = "Extremely liked") according to PERYAM & PILGRIM (1957).
The biggest challenge is the dryness and crumbliness of the finished product.
As soon as the desserts came into view, the time for talking was over and I dived into the Lemon Meringue Tart with Rasberry Sorbet (BD3.500) which featured a fantastic blend of creaminess and crumbliness with a very sweet bite.
The pastry was short, buttery and had the perfect level of crumbliness. The taste of the filling wasn't overpowered by sweetness, there was plenty of it and it was nicely moist.
A miniature bibingka was bolstered by a torched custard on one hand and a light, acidic ice cream on the other with a brown toffee sauce that I could have used more of; it was rich with the crumbliness of salted egg.
golden syrup; 200g rich tea or short bread biscuits for extra crumbliness; 100g large marshmallows chopped up; 50g dried banana broken into pieces; 2 tsp icing sugar to dust; Chocolate star sprinkles Method: | Heat the butter, chocolate and golden syrup in a heavy-based saucepan over a gentle heat.
Sometimes crumbliness is the result of a very dry cheese, but then there are moister, yet still crumbly cheeses like feta or queso fresco.
He further says that the sorrows in a world of illusion, the cruelty of the night that covers up your fears, the greatest cowardliness of a man which hurts you fero- ciously, the crumbliness of the world that falls apart, these may cover your mind but when you open it you discover the signs that there is something you are longing to find.
The ingredient increased breaking strength and crumbliness. It reduced the samples' resistance to penetration.
Such manure is very good; it helps raise the organic content of the soil, improving its crumbliness and water retention.