Yeast Meaning and Definition


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Yeast meaning

Word: Yeast

How to pronounce: jiːst

Noun

Definitions:

1. A microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and are capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

Example sentences: "The yeast cells in the envelope of yeast are the cells that do the work in your loaf of bread."


Synonyms:

starter culture

sourdough

barm

leaven

ferment


Antonyms:

unleavened


Derivations:

yeasty


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Spanish: Levadura

German: Hefe

French: Levure

Italian: Lievito

Turkish: Maya


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