HyperDic: cheese

English > 4 senses of the word cheese:
NOUNfoodcheesea solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
plantcheese, tall mallow, high mallow, cheeseflower, Malva sylvestriserect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers
VERBstativecheeseused in the imperative (get away, or stop it)
contactcheesewind onto a cheese
cheese > pronunciation
Soundschiy'z
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > cheese: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk.
Partscheese rindThe rind of a cheese
NarrowerBrieSoft creamy / creamy white cheese
CamembertRich soft creamy French cheese
Cheshire cheeseA mild yellow English cheese with a crumbly texture
Edammild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
Gouda, Gouda cheesemild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
LiederkranzA soft cheese with a strong odor and flavor
LimburgerA soft white cheese with a very strong pungent odor and flavor
Muenstersemisoft pale-yellow cheese
ParmesanHard dry sharp-flavored Italian cheese
Swiss cheeseHard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
Velveeta(trademark) soft processed American cheese
bleu, blue cheesecheese containing a blue mold
brick cheesesemisoft sweet American cheese from whole milk in a brick form
cheddar, cheddar cheese, Armerican cheddar, American cheeseHard smooth-textured cheese
cottage cheese, pot cheese, farm cheese, farmer's cheesemild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
cream cheeseSoft unripened cheese made of sweet milk and cream
double GloucesterA smooth firm mild orange-red cheese
goat cheese, chevremade from goats' milk
grated cheeseHard or semihard cheese grated
hand cheeseAny cheese originally molded by hand
mozzarellamild white Italian cheese
process cheese, processed cheesemade by blending several lots of cheese
quark cheese, quarkFresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
ricottaSoft Italian cheese like cottage cheese
string cheesecheese formed / formed in long strings twisted together
triple cream, triple cremeFresh soft French cheese containing at least 72% fat
Broaderdairy productmilk and butter and cheese
food, solid foodAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
Substancescurdcoagulated milk
Spanishqueso
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English > cheese: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningErect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States.
Synonymstall mallow, high mallow, cheeseflower, Malva sylvestris
Member ofMalva, genus Malvaherbs and subshrubs
BroadermallowAny of various plants of the family Malvaceae
Spanishmalva silvestre
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English > cheese: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningUsed in the imperative (get away, or stop it).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Cheese it!"
Broaderdiscontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity
Spanishdejar
English > cheese: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningwind onto a cheese.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cheese the yarn"
Broaderspoolwind onto a spool or a reel

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