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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Leaven (0.01191 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Leaven.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: leaven ragi
English → English (WordNet) Definition: leaven leaven v : cause to puff up with a leaven; “unleavened bread” [syn: raise, prove] leaven n 1: a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid [syn: leavening] 2: an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; “his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor” [syn: leavening]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Leaven Leaven \Leav"en\, n. [OE. levain, levein, F. levain, L. levamen alleviation, mitigation; but taken in the sense of, a raising, that which raises, fr. levare to raise. See Lever, n.] 1. Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce, fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders it light; yeast; barm. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a corrupting) change in the mass. [1913 Webster] Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. --Luke xii. 1. [1913 Webster] Leaven \Leav"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leavened; p. pr. & vb. n. Leavening.] 1. To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to ferment. [1913 Webster] A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. --1 Cor. v. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. To imbue; to infect; to vitiate. [1913 Webster] With these and the like deceivable doctrines, he leavens also his prayer. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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