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whisk

Saltos de línea: whisk
Pronunciación: /wɪsk
 
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Definición de whisk en inglés:

verbo

1 [with object and adverbial of direction] Take or move (someone or something) somewhere suddenly and quickly: he whisked her off to Paris for a few days his jacket was whisked away for dry-cleaning
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The current whisks us quickly downstream, into country so empty of human artifacts that it seems as if we're the first people on earth: tundra, sky, a distant wisp of cloud.
  • After a little hide and seek with the waiting pressmen, the authorities quickly whisked him into the casualty ward no. 2 at the ground floor through gate 1.
  • But I was quickly whisked through to a private back room, where my new friend Kelly invited me to lie down and relax.
Sinónimos
speed, hurry, rush, catapult;
sweep, hurtle, shoot
pull, snatch, pluck, tug, jerk, take;
remove
informal whip, yank
dash, rush, tear, dart, hasten, hurry, scurry, scuttle, scamper, sprint, race, run, hare, bolt, bound, fly, gallop, career, charge, pound, shoot, hurtle, speed, streak, whizz, zoom, sweep, go like lightning, go hell for leather, go like the wind, flash, double
informal pelt, scoot, hotfoot it, leg it, belt, zip, whip, go like a bat out of hell
British informal go like the clappers, bomb, bucket
Scottish informal wheech
North American informal boogie, hightail it, barrel, get the lead out
informal , dated cut along
archaic post, hie
2 [with object] Beat or stir (a substance, especially cream or eggs) with a light, rapid movement.
Example sentences
  • In another bowl whisk the cream until light peaks form.
  • For the icing, melt chocolate then stir until smooth and whisk in cream.
  • Meanwhile whisk the eggs, yolks, cheese and cream in a bowl and season with black pepper.
Sinónimos
whip, beat, stir/mix vigorously

sustantivo

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1A utensil for whipping eggs or cream.
Example sentences
  • It doesn't take as long a time as you'd think to whip cream with a whisk.
  • Beat egg white with a whisk or handheld mixer in a small bowl until just stiff.
  • Using a hand-held electric whisk, cream together the butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy.
Sinónimos
2 (also fly whisk) A bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for removing dust or flies.
Example sentences
  • Objects surround the two uniforms: a mop for the cleaner; a fly whisk, medicine containers, and a drum for the nanga.
  • The nazir gave me a giraffe-tail fly whisk when I left.
  • If you're nostalgic for gin slings, parasols and fly whisks, the White House Rose Garden was the place to be last week.
3 [in singular] A brief, rapid action or movement: a whisk round St Basil’s cathedral
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You see it all in a whisk.
Sinónimos
flick, twitch, wave, sweep, swipe

Origen

late Middle English: of Scandinavian origin.

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