Definition of broth in English:
1Soup consisting of meat or vegetable chunks, and often rice, cooked in stock.
- Spoon the broth with vegetables into soup bowls.
- Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and let cook about 25 minutes, until vegetables are tender and broth smells lightly of the cheese.
- Professor Kidunae Ikeda comes home from the physics faculty at the Tokyo Imperial University and sits down to eat a broth of vegetables and tofu prepared by his wife.
1.1Meat or fish stock.
- Clarify the cool broth by whisking the egg whites and stirring them and their shells into it, then heating over very low heat just to a simmer.
- Combine okra with reserved broth and remaining ingredients.
- You needn't brown the meat (so no spatters); just simmer it gently with a few herbs and spices in broth until it's tender.
2 Microbiology Liquid medium containing proteins and other nutrients for the culture of bacteria: [as modifier]: broth cultures of intestinal tissue
More example sentences
- Respiratory specimens were examined with radiometric broth medium cultures and with the AMPLICOR assay for M tuberculosis.
- Depending on the chemical added to the bacterial broth, the proteins of one gene would effectively be deactivated, disabling that gene.
- By examining microscopically a drop of this broth culture the bacilli are seen in active movement, swarming at the margins of the drop, interspersed with the spiral threads, which are also apparently mobile.
a broth of a boy
- informal , chiefly Irish Used approvingly to refer to a very lively boy.Example sentences
- Ambrose too had a long reign as a minor - a broth of a boy.
- You're right, my jewel; there's not such a broth of a boy to be picked up every day in the week.
- But he's much more of a broth of a boy now, right enough.