Definition of Seasoning

1. Noun. Something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts.




2. Noun. The act of adding a seasoning to food.
Generic synonyms: Change Of State
Group relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Specialized synonyms: Salting, Sweetening
Derivative terms: Season

Definition of Seasoning

1. n. The act or process by which anything is seasoned.

Definition of Seasoning

1. Noun. (cooking) Something used to add taste or flavour to food, such as a condiment, herb or spice. ¹

2. Noun. A coat of burnt soot inside a cooking vessel, which has formed over repeated use, and which renders the surface non sticking. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of season) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seasoning

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seasoning

seasonal affective disorder
seasonal constellation
seasonal constellations
seasonal lake
seasonal lakes
seasonal unemployment
seasonalities
seasonality
seasonalization
seasonally
seasonals
seasoned
seasoned salt
seasoner
seasoners
seasoning (current term)
seasonings
seasonless
seasonlong
seasons
seaspace
seaspeak
seaspeaks
seaspray
seasprays
seastained
seastar
seastars
seastrand
seastrands

Literary usage of Seasoning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Materials of Construction by Harry E. Pulver (1922)
"Natural seasoning of Lumber.—In the preparation of lumber for ... This process is called seasoning. It has been found that the drier the timber, ..."

2. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"In seasoning birch sticks, one inch or one and a quarter inch (3.2 ... seasoning by passing the smoke-laden products of combustion from the furnace, ..."

3. Text-book of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1920)
"During the period of seasoning, timber should be piled so that air has free ... The time required for proper seasoning varies greatly for different kinds of ..."

4. Textbook of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore, Harrison Frederick Gonnerman (1922)
"During the period of seasoning, timber should be piled so that air has free ... The time required for proper seasoning varies greatly for different kinds of ..."

5. A Treatise on Civil Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1873)
"For natural seasoning, it is usually recommended to strip the trunk of its branches and bark immediately upon felling, and to remove it to some dry position ..."

6. A Treatise on Civil Engineering: Rev. and Ed. with Additions by Dennis Hart Mahan (1902)
"For natural seasoning, it is usually recommended to strip the trunk of its branches and bark immediately upon felling, and to remove it to some dry position ..."

7. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"In any case, seasoning is of importance in saving freight charges. The decrease in weight in the seasoning process may be anywhere from 20 to 50 per cent ..."

8. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"In any case, seasoning is of importance in saving freight charges. The decrease in weight in the seasoning process may be anywhere from 20 to 50 per cent ..."

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