Definition of 'blanch'
Example sentences containing 'blanch'
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Initially brown, it is first boiled to blanch it. Food Watch (1994)And then he drew back with a cry, and a blanched face. Three Men in a Boat (1889)Fry quickly until the chicken is browned, then add the blanched green beans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When the noodles have 1 minute to go, throw in the prepared greens to blanch them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Synonyms of 'blanch'
Trends of 'blanch'
Used Rarely. blanch is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'blanch'
British English: blanch VERB
If you blanch, you suddenly become very pale.
His face blanched as he looked at the soldier's blood-drenched uniform.
Definition of blanch from the Collins English Dictionary
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