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Definition of the verb caramelize
What does caramelize mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: caramelized | caramelizing | caramelizes
- be converted into caramel
- example: The sugar caramelized
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
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- domain: cookery / cooking / preparation
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- alternative spelling: caramelise
- more generic word: convert = change in nature, purpose, or function
- convert to caramel
Alternative definition of the verb caramelize
- (Cooking) To convert sugar into caramel.
- (Cooking) To brown sugar by means of heat.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for caramelize
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The Delicious Way to Strengthen Your Immune System and Neutralize Inflammation by Annalise G. Roberts, Claudia Pillow
Caramelize means to expose food to heat in order to liquefy and then brown its natural sugars. By browning the sugars, you help develop the food's flavor and enhance its aroma. Technically, to “caramelize” means to cook sugar, but over the ...
What and how (1911)
A Practical Cook Book for Every Day Living by Rebecca Gibbons Tatnall Bush
To caramelize means to melt sugar over a moderate fire, and allow it to ...
by Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Thomas E. Svarney
caramelize—To caramelize means to heat sugar until it melts and turns a ...
Big Small Plates (2012)
by Cindy Pawlcyn, Pablo Jacinto
To caramelize means tocook food so thatitis nicely browned onthe surface. Whether you are grilling, panfrying, or griddling, the heat level needs tobequite highin orderto caramelize food. The purposeofdeglazing is to take advantage of ...
The Earthbound Cook (2012)
250 Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet by Myra Goodman
THE BASICS Caramelizing Strictly speaking, to caramelize means to cook sugar until it liquefies and browns. Caramelization is a chemical reaction that occurs when the sugar in food is heated to the point where molecules are transformed, ...
by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau
caramelize, carbonize, crystallize, decentralize, demagnetize, depres- surize, destabilize, equalize, fossilize, gelatinize, glutenize, harmonize, ionize, magnetize, neutralize, oxidize, polarize, pulverize, regularize, stabilize, vaporize, .
by Percy Russell, Anita Williams
To caramelize is to heat sugar or foods containing sugar until a brown color and characteristic flavor develop. caraway (Carum carvi). An oval-shaped brown seed named after the ancient district of Caria in Asia Minor. The caraway plant grows ...
Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group
Capitol Capnomancy Capping Capri pants Capriccio Captive breeding Car park Carambola Caramelize Caravan Carbetbagger Carbohydrates Carbondating Carbon dioxide Carbonates Carbonation Carboniferous period Carbonization.
by Martin H. Manser
to gain possession of captor capturing car vehicle on wheels car-ferry carload car-park carport carsick carafe glass container for water or wine caramel burnt sugar; toffee caramelize or caramelise carapace shell of a crab, tortoise, etc. carat ...
The Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)
A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek
AFRICANIZE ALPHABETIZE REGIONALIZED REGIONALIZE CARAMELIZED CARAMELIZE CRIMINALIZED FICTIONALIZED CRIMINALIZE FICTIONALIZE PERSONALIZED PERSONALIZE MARGINALIZED PROSELYTIZED MARGINALIZE ...
The Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)
The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes
According to some brewing experts, the direct- fire methodcanslightly caramelize the wort during brewing. See MARKET SHARE .
by Paul Zollo
capitalize capsize capsulize caramelize carbonize catalyze categorize catheterize cauterize centralize certifies channelize characterize chastise christianize circularize circumcise citifies civilize clarifies classifies clockwise coastwise cockeyes ...
by Random House
Arabicize, bureaucratize, cannibalize, capitalize, caramelize, categorize, catheterize, catholicize, characterize, Christianize, collectivize, commercialize, commoditize, commu- nalize, computerize, contrariwise, cosmeticize, counterclockwise, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
barbarize, bastardize, bestialize, bolshevize, botanize, bowdlerize, brutalize, burglarize, canalize, canonize, capsulize, caramelize, carbonize, cartelize, catalyze, catechize, cauterize, centralize, channelize, Christianize, cicatrize, circumcise, ...
( caramelize + -ation.] The transformation of sugar into ...
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- Caramelize: The KitchenLingo Definition
In this episode of KitchenLingo, follow along with Chef Cari as she walks through the kitchen basics of caramelizing onions. Who said onions had to give us ...
- Caramelize Meaning
Video shows what caramelize means. (Cooking) To convert sugar into caramel.. (Cooking) To brown sugar by means of heat.. Caramelize Meaning. How to ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1A1M3E1L1I1Z10E1
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