HyperDic: yeast

English > 2 senses of the word yeast:
NOUNsubstanceyeast, barma commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells
plantyeastany of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division
yeast > pronunciation
Soundsyiy'st
Rhymesbeast ... unreleased: 17 rhymes with iyst...
English > yeast: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey.
Synonymbarm
Narrowerbrewer's yeastyeast used in fermenting beer
motherA stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria
yeast cakesmall cake of compressed moist yeast
Broaderleaven, leaveningA substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid / liquid
Spanishlevadura
Catalanllevat
Adjectivesyeasty, yeastlikeof or resembling or containing yeast
English > yeast: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division.
Member ofEndomycetales, order Endomycetalesfungi having a zygote or a single cell developing directly into an ascus
Narrowerbaker's yeast, brewer's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiaeUsed as a leaven in baking and brewing
wine-maker's yeast, Saccharomyces ellipsoidesUsed in making wine
BroaderfungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
Spanishlevadura
Catalanllevat, rent
Adjectivesyeastyof or resembling or containing yeast

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