Definition of sauce in English:
1Thick liquid served with food, usually savory dishes, to add moistness and flavor: tomato sauce the cubes can be added to soups and sauces
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- It us used as a thickener in ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet, cheese, low-fat salad dressings, ketchup, sauces and many other food products.
- The organic farmers and food processors who supply ingredients for his hot sauces and salad dressings generally share his commitment to high-quality, eco-friendly food.
- No longer could the shortcomings of a meal be disguised with sauces: nouvelle cuisine required wonderfully fresh ingredients and a great deal of culinary skill.
1.1North American Stewed fruit, especially apples, eaten as dessert or used as a garnish.
- Try making your own apple sauce and pear sauce; don't add any sugar, as these fruits are sweet enough on their own.
- Meanwhile, you do know how to make delicious homemade cranberry sauce, don't you?
2 (the sauce) informal Alcoholic drink: she’s been on the sauce for years
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1 (usually be sauced) Provide a sauce for (something); season with a sauce.
- Crunchy, pale, looking like a cross between retractable antennae and geometric Aztec art, they're sauced with chili oil, ginger, garlic, and fresh slices of scallion, and have all the crunchy appeal of summertime picnic food.
- Early the next morning, the dough is sauced, cheese is added, and it is baked for 15 to 20 minutes at 430 degrees in a revolving shelf oven.
- An unusually light tete de veau is sauced with an unusually well-gauged sauce greibish - a standard dish, of course, but rendered with expertise.
- Example sentences
- New York pizza, contrary to the reputation, is among the worst in the country; it's usually made hours in advance, and it's generally sauceless.
- Three enormous, sauceless meatballs made even the mountainous pile of unexceptional potato salad look small in comparison.
- I was served salmon poached in red wine on a bed of sauceless tagliatelle which was cold.
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