HyperDic: blanch

English > 2 senses of the word blanch:
VERBbodyblanch, pale, blenchturn pale, as if in fear
changeblanch, parboilcook (vegetables) briefly
blanch > pronunciation
Soundsblae'nch
Rhymesavalanche ... tranche: 6 rhymes with aench...
English > blanch: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTurn pale, as if in fear.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymspale, blench
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishempalidecer, palidecer
Catalanempal·lidir, esblaimar-se
English > blanch: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcook (vegetables) briefly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs blanch the vegetables
Synonymparboil
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroadercookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Spanishescaldar, sancochar
Catalancoure superficialment, fer donar un bull, passar pel forn

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