Share this entry

Share this page

knead

Saltos de línea: knead
Pronunciación: /niːd
 
/

Definición de knead en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
1Work (moistened flour or clay) into dough or paste with the hands.
Example sentences
  • Transfer to a medium mixing-bowl, and add in the flour progressively, kneading the dough until it is no longer sticky and can be rolled into a ball.
  • Dust your counter with flour and knead the dough a few times.
  • Gently knead ingredients together by hand until dough is uniform but not sticky.
1.1Make (bread or pottery) by kneading flour or clay.
Example sentences
  • Whatever political correctness may say on the subject, kneading bread is undoubtedly women's work.
  • Mother didn't appear the least upset, and continued to knead the bread.
Sinónimos
pummel, work, pound, squeeze, wring, twist, crush, form, shape, mould, mix, blend
rare malaxate
1.2Massage or squeeze with the hands: she kneaded his back
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Some of our co-passengers would head for the spa where the expert masseuse would knead their knotted muscles.
  • During the Watsu treatment, you float in the arms of your massage therapist, who kneads your muscles and stretches your arms and legs.
  • He released Bono's hands, starting in again on his fingers, massaging and kneading the aching flesh.
Sinónimos

Origen

Old English cnedan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kneden and German kneten.

Derivados

kneadable

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Wheat gluten can be extracted from wheat flour by adding sufficient water to make a kneadable dough which is then washed with a stream of cold water.

kneader

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The word ‘lord’ is derived from the Old English hlaford, meaning ‘keeper of the bread’, i.e. master of the household. ‘Lady’ comes from hlaefdigge, meaning ‘kneader of the dough’.
  • Only a handful of women were connected to their work, including one barber, one unskilled tailor, one bread kneader, a buyer, two millers, and a couple of servants.

Definición de knead en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing