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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain v. - Convert grain into powdery foodstuff.

Usage examples (38)
  • flour fish or meat before frying it
  • Our export trade in flour is an old established one.
  • Whole wheat pastry flour is a low-protein flour that is made from whole grains.
  • Pastry flour is a high-starch and low-protein flour. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The baker wore a "flower" (the colorful part of a plant) in her hair as she mixed "flour" (a fine substance, usually food, produced by grinding grain) with sugar.
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