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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