Seasoning : Definition

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Definitions of Seasoning

Pronunciation : Sea"son*ing
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. The act or process by which anything is seasoned.

2. That which is added to any species of food, to give it a higher relish, as salt, spices, etc.; a condiment.

3. Hence, something added to enhance enjoyment or relieve dullness; as, wit is the seasoning of conversation. Political speculations are of so dry and austere a nature, that they will not go down with the public without frequent seasonings. Addison. Seasoning tub (Bakery), a trough in which dough is set to rise. Knight.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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