Definition of 'flour'
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Add the butter and plain flour and stir for about a minute to make a paste. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then stir in the flour and caster sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Add the flour and cocoa powder and mix well. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Put the flour into a large mixing bowl and stir in the salt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dust a clean work surface with flour, then tip out the dough. The Sun (2016)Such a diet would exclude any added sugar and refined grains such as white flour, white pasta and rice. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Set a pan over a medium heat, add the scooped fat, then stir in the flour to make a thick paste. The Sun (2017)It has an effect on the proteins which make up the gluten in the wheat flour. E For Additives (1987)Beat the liquid into the flour to make a smooth batter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured surface. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Use your fingertips to rub the margarine into the sugar and flour. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Sift together flour and remaining spices into a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then fold through the remaining flour and cocoa powder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Whisk the egg in a second bowl and put the flour in a third. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It remains law for all white and brown flour to still have calcium added. The Sun (2012)And chestnut flour can be used in just about anything in which wheat flour is normally used. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Spread crumbs in a second bowl and flour in a third. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Turn onto a clean surface dusted with flour. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Sift the flour into a second bowl and whisk the eggs in a third. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stir in the sifted flour and cocoa powder. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Put the flour on the first and season generously with salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Avoid too many milk products and white flour or sugar. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Sift the flour into the bowl of a blender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Turn on to a lightly floured surface and knead. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Sift the flour into a large bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The pastry weight given in each of these recipes refers to the amount of flour used to make it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To make the crumble topping, put the flour and brown sugar in a bowl and mix. The Sun (2013)They contain no additives and are simply made from wheat flour, palm oil and salt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Meanwhile, make a flour spice mix. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Put 75g caster sugar and the flour into a small saucepan. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar, cornflour and plain flour until smooth. The Sun (2015)
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British English: flour /ˈflaʊə/ NOUN
Flour is a white or brown powder that is made by grinding grain. It is used to make bread, cakes, and pastry.
- American English: flour
- Arabic: طَحِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: farinha
- Chinese: 面粉
- Croatian: brašno
- Czech: mouka
- Danish: mel
- Dutch: bloem meel
- European Spanish: harina
- Finnish: jauhot
- French: farine
- German: Mehl
- Greek: αλεύρι
- Italian: farina
- Japanese: 小麦粉
- Korean: 가루
- Norwegian: mel
- Polish: mąka
- European Portuguese: farinha
- Romanian: făină
- Russian: мука
- Spanish: harina
- Swedish: mjöl
- Thai: แป้ง
- Turkish: un
- Ukrainian: борошно
- Vietnamese: bột mì
Definition of flour from the Collins English Dictionary
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