HyperDic: leavening

English > 2 senses of the word leavening:
NOUNcognitionleavening, leavenan influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
substanceleavening, leavena substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid / liquid
leavening > pronunciation
Soundsleh'vahnihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > leavening: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something.
Example"his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor"
Synonymleaven
BroaderimponderableA factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
English > leavening: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid / liquid.
Synonymleaven
Narrowerbaking powderAny of various powdered mixtures used in baking as a substitute for yeast
sourdoughA leaven of dough in which fermentation is active
yeast, barmA commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishlevadura, polvos de hornear
Catalanllevat

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