from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something, such as a spice or herb, used to flavor food. Also called seasoner.
- n. The act or process by which something is seasoned.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something used to add taste or flavour to food, such as a condiment, herb or spice.
- n. A coat of burnt soot inside a cooking vessel, which has formed over repeated use, and which renders the surface non sticking.
- v. Present participle of season.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process by which anything is seasoned.
- n. That which is added to any species of food, to give it a higher relish, as salt, spices, etc.; a condiment.
- n. Hence, something added to enhance enjoyment or relieve dullness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act by which anything is seasoned.
- n. That which is added to any species of food to give it a higher relish, usually something pungent or aromatic, as salt, spices, etc.
- n. Something added or mixed to enhance pleasure or enjoyment, or give spice and relish: as, wit or humor serves as a seasoning to eloquence.
- n. In diamond-cutting, the charging of the laps or wheels with diamond-dust and oil.
- n. In leather manufacturing, the application of a solution of blood and logwood preparatory to blacking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
- n. the act of adding a seasoning to food
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