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blanch Explained

blanch at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[blæntʃ]

blanch at Interlingua => English Of Explained:

blanch-see blanc

blanch at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: blanchir, from blanc 'white']//
1 [T] to put vegetables, fruit, or nuts into boiling water for a short time: --Blanch the peaches and remove the skins.//
2 [I] literary to become pale because you are frightened or shocked: --Patrick visibly blanched.//

blanch at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "blanch":
ache, achromatize, agonize, ail, anguish, bake, barbecue, baste,
besnow, bleach, bleach out, blench, blush, boil, braise, brew,
broil, brown, chalk, change color, coddle, color, cook, crimson,
curry, darken, decolor, decolorize, devil, dim, discolor, do,
do to perfection, drain, drain of color, dull, etiolate, fade,
fade out, feel pain, feel the pangs, fire, flinch, flush,
fricassee, frizz, frizzle, frost, fry, fume, glow, griddle, grill,
grimace, grizzle, grow pale, have a misery, heat, hurt, look black,
lose color, mantle, oven-bake, pale, pan, pan-broil, parboil,
peroxide, poach, pound, prepare, prepare food, quail, redden,
roast, saute, scallop, sear, shirr, shoot, shrink, silver, simmer,
smart, squinch, start, steam, stew, stir-fry, suffer, tarnish,
thrill, throb, tone down, turn color, turn pale, turn red,
turn white, twinge, twitch, wan, wash out, white, whiten, wince,
writhe

blanch at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

จหาย]N. retirement
sample:[การเกษียณอายุราชการของนายอำเภอทำให้ชาวบ้านที่รักเขาพลอยใจหาย]N. sticking to
syn:[การยึด]

Blanch at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Blanch \Blanch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blanched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Blanching}.] [OE. blanchen, blaunchen, F. blanchir, fr.
blanc white. See {Blank}, a.]
1. To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach; as,
to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair.

2. (Gardening) To bleach by excluding the light, as the
stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying
them together.

3. (Confectionery & Cookery)
(a) To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding;
as, to blanch almonds.
(b) To whiten, as the surface of meat, by plunging into
boiling water and afterwards into cold, so as to
harden the surface and retain the juices.

4. To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the
process of coining.).

5. To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin.

6. Fig.: To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to
whitewash; to palliate.

Blanch over the blackest and most absurd things.
--Tillotson.

Syn: To {Blanch}, {Whiten}.

Usage: To whiten is the generic term, denoting, to render
white; as, to whiten the walls of a room. Usually
(though not of necessity) this is supposed to be done
by placing some white coloring matter in or upon the
surface of the object in question. To blanch is to
whiten by the removal of coloring matter; as, to
blanch linen. So the cheek is blanched by fear, i. e.,
by the withdrawal of the blood, which leaves it white.

Blanch \Blanch\, v. i.
To use evasion. [Obs.]

Books will speak plain, when counselors blanch.
--Bacon.

Blanch \Blanch\, n. (Mining)
Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals.

Blanch \Blanch\, v. i.
To grow or become white; as, his cheek blanched with fear;
the rose blanches in the sun.

[Bones] blanching on the grass. --Tennyson.

Blanch \Blanch\, v. t. [See {Blench}.]
1. To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed.
[Obs.]

Ifs and ands to qualify the words of treason,
whereby every man might express his malice and
blanch his danger. --Bacon.

I suppose you will not blanch Paris in your way.
--Reliq. Wot.

2. To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer.

blanch at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blanch
v 1: turn pale, as if in fear [syn: {pale}, {blench}]
2: cook (vegetables) briefly; "Parboil the beans before
freezing them" [syn: {parboil}]

blanch at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Blanch

English

Pronunciation

*: Inter: rhymes » ɑːntʃ

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals.

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » blanch|es

  • To grow or become white
    1. : his cheek blanched with fear
    2. : the rose blanches in the sun
    3. To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach
    4. : to blanch linen
    5. : age has blanched his hair
    6. To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed.
    7. To cause to turn aside or back
    8. : to blanch a deer
    9. To use evasion.
    10. Inter: cookin » g To cook by dipping briefly into boiling water, then directly into cold water.
    11. To whiten, as the surface of meat, by plunging into boiling water and afterwards into cold, so as to harden the surface and retain the juices
    12. To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together
    13. To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding
    14. : to blanch almonds
    15. To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining)
    16. To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin.
    17. Inter: figurativel » y To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to palliate

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to grow or become white

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|побелявам
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verbleken
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|blanchir

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|blekne
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|бледнеть, Inter: t+ » ru|белеть


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to make white
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|избелвам
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bleken


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|blanchir
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|белить

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to cook by dipping briefly into boiling water, then directly into cold water
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|бланширам
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|blancheren


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|blanchir, Inter: t+ » fr|monder
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|blansíroz

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » blanch
    Translation: bg » blanch
    Translation: et » blanch
    Translation: fa » blanch
    Translation: fr » blanch
    Translation: ko » blanch
    Translation: io » blanch
    Translation: hu » blanch
    Translation: mg » blanch
    Translation: ml » blanch
    Translation: my » blanch
    Translation: pl » blanch
    Translation: fi » blanch
    Translation: ta » blanch
    Translation: te » blanch
    Translation: vi » blanch
    Translation: zh » blanch

    Blanch at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » blanch

    English

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: given name » female|from=French, a less common spelling of Blanche.
    1. Inter: RQ:Shakespeare John » II, Scene 1:
    2. : That daughter there of Spain, the Lady Blanch, / Is near to England: look upon the years / Of Lewis the Dauphin and the lovely maid. / If lusty love should go in quest of beauty, / Where should he find it fairer than in Blanch?


    Translation: es » Blanch
    Translation: ru » Blanch