Definition of Torrefy

1. v. t. To dry by a fire.



Definition of Torrefy

1. Verb. To subject to intense heat; to roast ¹

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Definition of Torrefy

1. to subject to intense heat [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

Medical Definition of Torrefy

1. 1. To dry by a fire. 2. To subject to scorching heat, so as to drive off volatile ingredients; to roast, as ores. 3. To dry or parch, as drugs, on a metallic plate till they are friable, or are reduced to the state desired. Origin: L. Torrere to parch + -fy: cf. F. Torrefier, L. Torrefacere Alternative forms: torrify. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torrefy

torque wrenches
torqued
torqued off
torquer
torquers
torques
torques off
torqueses
torquing
torquing off
torquoselectivity
torr
torrefaction
torrefied
torrefies
torrefy (current term)
torrefying
torrent
torrented
torrential
torrentially
torrenting
torrents
torrentuous
torret
torrets
torreyite
torricellian
torrid zone

Literary usage of Torrefy

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1. A Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary by James Curtis Hepburn (1886)
"... place near a fire in order to warm, or dry; to grill; to broil; to torrefy, roast: te wo —, to warm the hands at a fire. Syn. ..."

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