HyperDic: dressing

English > 7 senses of the word dressing:
NOUNfooddressing, salad dressingsavory dressings for salads
fooddressing, stuffinga mixture / mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
eventdressing, fertilization, fertilisation, fecundationmaking fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
artifactdressing, medical dressinga cloth covering for a wound or sore
actdressingprocesses in the conversion of rough hides into leather
actdressing, groomingthe activity of getting dressed
actdressing, bandaging, bindingthe act of applying a bandage
dressing > pronunciation
Soundsdreh'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningsavory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type.
Synonymsalad dressing
NarrowerFrench dressing, vinaigrette, sauce vinaigretteoil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
Italian dressingA vinaigrette with garlic and herbs
Lorenzo dressingvinaigrette with chili sauce and chopped watercress
Russian dressing, Russian mayonnaisemayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup
Thousand Island dressingmayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg
anchovy dressingvinaigrette and mashed anchovies
bleu cheese dressing, blue cheese dressingcreamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese
blue cheese dressing, Roquefort dressingvinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
half-and-half dressingHalf mayonnaise and half vinaigrette seasoned with minced garlic and mashed anchovies and grated Parmesan cheese
mayonnaise, mayoegg yolks and oil and vinegar
salad creamA creamy salad dressing resembling mayonnaise
sauce Louismayonnaise and heavy cream combined with chopped green pepper and green onion seasoned with chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice
Broadersauceflavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
Spanishaliño
Catalanamaniment
Verbsdressput a dressing on
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA mixture / mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables.
Synonymstuffing
Narrowerforcemeat, farcemixture / mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
oyster stuffing, oyster dressingstuffing made with oysters
turkey stuffingstuffing for turkey
Broaderconcoction, mixture, intermixtureAny foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
Spanishrelleno
Catalanfarcit
Verbsdresskill and prepare for market or consumption
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 3, event
Meaningmaking fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure.
Synonymsfertilization, fertilisation, fecundation
Narrowertop dressingA layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
BroaderenrichmentAct of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
Spanishabono, fecundación, fertilización
Catalanfertilització
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cloth covering for a wound or sore.
Synonymmedical dressing
Narrowerbandage, patchA piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
compressA cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
poultice, cataplasm, plasterA medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
surgical dressingA loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
Verbsdressapply a bandage or medication to
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningProcesses in the conversion of rough hides into leather.
BroaderconversionThe act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another
Verbsdressconvert into leather
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes.
Synonymgrooming
NarrowerinvestmentThe act of putting on robes or vestments
primpingCareful or finicky grooming
toilet, toiletteThe act of dressing and preparing yourself
BroadercoveringThe act of protecting something by covering / covering it
Spanisharreglo
Verbsdressput on clothes
dressprovide with clothes or put clothes on
English > dressing: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of applying a bandage.
Synonymsbandaging, binding
Broadermedical care, medical aidprofessional treatment for illness or injury
Spanishvendaje
Catalanembenatge
Verbsdressapply a bandage or medication to

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