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knead

Pronunciation: /niːd/

Translation of knead in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] amasar, trabajar, sobar; [clay] trabajar
    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.
    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.
    1.2 [muscles/shoulders] masajear
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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