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tr.v. knead·ed, knead·ing, kneads
1. To mix and work into a uniform mass, as by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands: kneading dough.
2. To make or shape by or as if by folding, pressing, and stretching with the hands.
3. To squeeze, press, or roll with the hands, as in massaging: kneading a painful calf muscle.

[Middle English kneden, from Old English cnedan.]

knead′er n.
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n. proceso de masaje y frotación.
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The natives were hurrying about hither and thither, engaged in various duties, some lugging off to the stream enormous hollow bamboos, for the purpose of filling them with water; others chasing furious-looking hogs through the bushes, in their endeavours to capture them; and numbers employed in kneading great mountains of poee-poee heaped up in huge wooden vessels.
They will feed on barley-meal and flour of wheat, baking and kneading them, making noble cakes and loaves; these they will serve up on a mat of reeds or on clean leaves, themselves reclining the while upon beds strewn with yew or myrtle.
Then I kneaded the wax in my strong hands till it became soft, which it soon did between the kneading and the rays of the sun-god son of Hyperion.
Her physical eye saw the cake she was stirring and the loaf she was kneading; her physical ear heard the kitchen fire crackling and the teakettle singing, but ever and anon her fancy mounted on pinions, rested itself, renewed its strength in the upper air.
Aunt Janet, who was kneading her bread, turned round and lifted floury hands.
Key statement: A method for manufacturing a rubber composition includes kneading a rubber component, an inorganic filler and a thioester-based silane coupling agent, and adding a vulcanizing agent and one or more compounds selected from the group of an imide compound and an N-oxyl compound to a mixture of the rubber component, the inorganic filler and the thioester-based silane coupling agent such that the vulcanizing agent and the imide compound and/or the N-oxyl compound are kneaded with the mixture, including the rubber component, the inorganic filler and the thioester-based silane coupling agent.
So I suppose it's no big surprise that in a world of kitchen machines and gadgets, I'm so enamored of the process of making bread with a few simple ingredients, mixing and kneading dough by hand, fermenting it in a cool corner of my kitchen, and then baking it in the high heat of a hand-built, wood-fired oven.
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The kneading trough in which Virgin Mary is believed to have kneaded dough in Sammanud church -- Mahmoud Fakhry Visitors sitting in the church yard were mostly young directors of the church services or servants who were waiting for a meeting or who had just finished praying.
"It sums up so much about what I do, the fact that everything is homemade using pure ingredients, the need people have for cake, as well as the kneading that goes into the breads we sell."
2 Add the melted butter, salt and sugar and continue kneading the dough for 6 minutes, adding a little more water if necessary; the dough should be elastic yet fairly loose.