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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _yeest_, _yest_, _gest_, _gist_, from Old English _ġist_, _ġyst_, from Proto-Germanic _*jestuz_. Compare Dutch _gist_, German _Gischt_, Swedish _jäst_.

From Middle English yeest, yest, gest, gist, from Old English ġist, ġyst, from Proto-Germanic *jestuz. Compare Dutch gist, German Gischt, Swedish jäst.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: yēst, IPA(key): /jiːst/ * (rare) IPA(key): /iːst/) * Rhymes: -iːst

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

YEAST (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ YEASTS) * An often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines. * A single-celled fungus of a wide variety of taxonomic families. * A true yeast or budding yeast in order Saccharomycetales. * baker's yeast, _Saccharomyces cerevisiae_ * A compressed cake or dried granules of this substance used for mixing with flour to make bread dough rise. * brewer's yeast, certain species of _Saccharomyces_, principally _ Saccharomyces cerevisiae_ and _Saccharomyces carlsbergensis_. * _Candida_, a ubiquitous fungus that can cause various kinds of infections in humans. * The resulting infection, candidiasis. * (figuratively) A frothy foam. * 1851, Herman Melville, _Moby-Dick_: But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless YEAST. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * leaven * nutritional yeast

yeast (countable and uncountable, plural yeasts)

  1. An often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.
  2. A single-celled fungus of a wide variety of taxonomic families.
    1. A true yeast or budding yeast in order Saccharomycetales.
      1. baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
        1. A compressed cake or dried granules of this substance used for mixing with flour to make bread dough rise.
      2. brewer's yeast, certain species of Saccharomyces, principally Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces carlsbergensis.
    2. Candida, a ubiquitous fungus that can cause various kinds of infections in humans.
      1. The resulting infection, candidiasis.
  3. (figuratively) A frothy foam.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

YEAST (_third-person singular simple present_ YEASTS, _present participle_ YEASTING, _simple past and past participle_ YEASTED) * To ferment. * (of something prepared with a yeasted dough) To rise. * (African American Vernacular, slang) To exaggerate

yeast (third-person singular simple present yeasts, present participle yeasting, simple past and past participle yeasted)

  1. To ferment.
  2. (of something prepared with a yeasted dough) To rise.
  3. (African American Vernacular, slang) To exaggerate

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ^ http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/cgi-bin/res.pl?keyword=Yeasting&offset=0

  1. ^ http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/cgi-bin/res.pl?keyword=Yeasting&offset=0

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* as yet * teasy * yeats


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