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Definition of the noun braise

What does braise mean as a name of something?


  1. A method of joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal. Similar to soldering but distinct from welding in that the filler is melted but not the metal being joined.

Definition of the verb braise

What does braise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: braised | braising | braises

  1. cook in liquid
    • examples: braise beef | The chefs braise the vegetables
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient]Jennifer baked the potatoes
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective]Jennifer boiled the pot dry
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] in / on / with [Instrument]Jennifer boiled the pot dry on the stove
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] in / on / with [Instrument]Jennifer baked the potatoes in the oven
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state]Jennifer baked the potatoes to a crisp
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] in / on / with [Instrument]Jennifer baked the potatoes to a crisp in the oven
      [Instrument - solid] [Verb] [Patient]This oven bakes potatoes
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb]The potatoes baked
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] [Adjective]Pots boil dry
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] [Adjective] in / on / with [Instrument]Pots boil dry on the stove
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb]Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state]Potatoes bake to a crisp
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] in / on / with [Instrument]Potatoes bake to a crisp in the oven

      Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): bake, barbecue, blanch, boil, broil, brown, char, coddle, cook, crisp, deep-fry, french-fry, fry, grill, heat, microwave, overcook, overheat, pan-broil, pan-fry, parboil, parch, percolate, perk, plank, poach, reheat, rissole, roast, saute, scald, scallop, sear, shirr, simmer, steam, steep, stew, toast, warm up.

    • domain: cookery / cooking / preparation
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: cook = transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

Alternative definition of the verb braise


  1. [cooking] To cook in a small amount of liquid, in a covered pan. Somewhere between steaming and boiling.


"Braise" is a 2013 short animated film written and directed by Hugo Frassetto.

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Google previewBritish Food (2002)

An Extraordinary Thousand Years of History by Colin Spencer

Braise is a certain way of stewing most sorts of fish as well as flesh, which extremely heightens the tastes of them and is very much in vogue.

Google previewFamily Table (2013)

Favorite Staff Meals from Our Restaurants to Your Home by Michael Romano, Karen Stabiner

A braise is the best friend an inexpensive cut of meat can have. After searing the meat to caramelize its exterior, slow-cook it in liquid until it's tender enough to cut with a fork. That liquid always includes an element of acidity, and in the South, ...

Google previewThe Kitchen Hand (2003)

A Miscellany of Kitchen Wisdom by Anthony Telford

BRAISE is a method of cooking meat in liquid.

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Round Steak Braise. Panfrv , Top Round Roast Roast Boneless Rump Roast Top Round Steak 'trail, Panbroil, Panfry Bottom Round Roast Braise. Roast •RETAIL CUTS- WHERE THEY COME FROM HOW TO COOK THEM SHORT LOIN ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Round Steak Braise. Panfry A Top Round Roasc Boneless Rump Roast Ton Round Steak TroB, Panbrail Panfry Bottom Round Roast Bruise. Roast ip Koast, Cap Off Eye Round Roast Tip Steak Broil Panbroil, Panfry ROUND .

Google previewThe Structure of the Lexicon (2012)

Incorporating a Cognitive Approach in the TCM Lexicon, with Applications to Lexicography, Terminology and Translation by Marcel Thelen

cook1 bake1 cook2 steam boil1 fry broil roast bake2 simmer boil2 sauté deep-fry French-fry grill barbecue charcoal poach stew braise Two items in the same box are synonyms. Incompatible items are separated by vertical lines. Shaded areas ...

Google previewAlexander Dumas Dictionary Of Cuisine (2014)

by Dumas,

Cook with a meatless braise. Put 3 ladlesful of meatless espagnole sauce in a pot with bottle ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Egyptian (2007)


sous les cendres chaudes ou sur la braise pour griller, 3. passer au feu le bois de l'arc ou de la Heche pour le redresser", VIII "3. braiser, griller, rotir sous les cendres chaudes ou sur la ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

bracelet bracket braise bravnble brand b reeze b reK/cers b rel/e b ric~atb rac b. bracelet [LME] Adopted from Old French, from bras 'arm', from Latin bracchium. Old French had a special word, brace for 'both arms, two arms'. This is the source ...

Google previewThe Cook's Dictionary ... New Edition, Carefully Revised, Etc. [With Plates.] (1832)

by Richard DOLBY

at the back, bone it all to the legs and wings, stuff it with this, then sew it up, and give it its natural form ; braise it with slices of veal and ham, covered over with slices of bacon; soak it about a quarter of an hour; then add a glass of white wine, ...

Google previewWorcester's academic dictionary (1910)

a new etymological dictionary of the English language by Joseph Emerson Worcester

See Braise] a pan to hold coals : -written alse brazier. [of a crucible or a furnace. BrSsque (brask), n. [Fr.J The charcoal lining Brass, a. [Icel. bras, Bolder; akin to Braise, q. v.\ An alloy of copper and zinc, of a yellow color: — boldness; ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

braise. verb. to cook meat or vegetables by browning in fat and then stewing in a covered pot. brake. noun. 1 something for slowing or stopping the speed of a wheel, motor or vehicle brake verb 2 to slow down or stop using a brake. bramble .

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Quotes about Braise

Les feux mouvants du bivouac
Éclairent des formes de rêve
Et le songe dans l'entrelacs
Des branches lentement s'élève

Voici les dédains du regret
Tout écorché comme une fraise
Le souvenir et le secret
Dont il ne reste que la braise (Guillaume Apollinaire)
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Scrabble value of B3R1A1I1S1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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