from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dish consisting of beaten eggs cooked until set and folded over, often around a filling.
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- n. Alternative form of omelette.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dish consisting of eggs beaten up with a little flour, etc., and cooked in a frying pan until just set into a semisolid consistency; it may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly. When additional ingredients are mixed in, the names of the ingredients may be mentioned in the name of the omelet
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dish consisting of eggs beaten lightly, with the addition of milk, salt, and sometimes a little flour; it is browned in a buttered pan on the top of the stove. Omelets are some-times prepared with cheese, ham, parsley, jelly, fish, or other additions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly
In story forty-one: Spitting in the omelet is a fine revenge.
If you eat breakfast, the western omelet is the best i've eaten, and the onion rings are killer.
You will be surprised that if this omelet is wrapped in a chapati or made into rolls its one non messy meal ideal for kids and adults on a move.
Instead of the usual toast, this omelet is served with wedges of freshly-baked pita bread.
A well made omelet is a thing of beauty and can make the dreariest of mornings a festive occasion with fillings as simple as ham and cheese or a few sorrel leaves, wild mushrooms (The Georgian Room makes a divine one) or roasted vegetables, to something as fancy as smoked salmon or fish roe.
If one can make a plain French omelet, it may be converted into many, many kinds.
A plain French omelet is, perhaps, one of the most difficult of all things to make; that is, it is the most difficult to have well made in the ordinary private house.
But the omelet was not just on the anchors 'faces, the omelet was a messed up election.
-- The simplest type of omelet, which is known as plain omelet, does not differ materially from scrambled eggs, except that the whole is collected in a mass in an omelet shape.
There is also the richer omelet, which is sent to table more resembling a light pudding.