from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geology, the granulation of a rock in dynamic metamorphism.
  • noun A beating or pounding into a mass; a crushing.
  • noun In brewing, the process of infusing the crushed malt in warm water, to extract the saccharine matter from it and convert the starch into dextrine and sugar.
  • noun The quantity of malt and warm water so mixed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of mash.
  • noun The action of soaking malted barley etc., in order to convert starch into sugars as part of the brewing process.
  • noun Preparing tea (in a teapot)


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