Definition of seasoning in English:


Line breaks: sea¦son|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːz(ə)nɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Salt, herbs, or spices added to food to enhance the flavour: a dash of lemon juice and seasoning [count noun]: (usually seasonings) add the seasonings and the soy sauce
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    • It contained many seasonings, low salt food items, and lists the store where they can be found.
    • Another way to increase appetite is to add flavor to wholesome foods using spices, sauces and seasonings.
    • Try different sauces, marinades, seasonings and other ingredients.
    flavouring, salt and pepper, herbs, spices, condiments, dressing, relish
  • 2The process of adjusting the moisture content of wood to make it more suitable for use as timber: the outside may be notably drier in the intermediate stages of seasoning
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    • Many quality-conscious wine-makers will pay a premium for wood dried in the open air, however, and an increasing number of them actually select and buy their own wood in advance of seasoning.
    • The technology involves the seasoning of wood with chemicals.

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