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blend

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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blendblend1 /blend/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]MIX to combine different things in a way that produces an effective or pleasant result, or to become combined in this way 🔊 a story that blends fact and legendblend with/together 🔊 Leave the sauce to allow the flavours to blend together.2 [transitive]MIX to thoroughly mix together soft or liquid substances to form a single smooth substance 🔊 Blend the sugar, eggs, and flour.see thesaurus at mix3 [transitive]DF to produce tea, tobacco, whisky etc by mixing several different types together 🔊 blended whisky Grammar Blend is usually passive in this meaning. blend in
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blendIn a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla extract and salt until well blended.Add milk and eggs and stir to blend.At Buitoni we go even further and blend a full five eggs - quality controlled and fully pasteurised - into each kilo.Her first novel successfully blends a sense of innocence with overwhelming bitterness.But on Clinton, they blend artfully.But for once his famous ability to blend laughter and pain is overcome by the weight of his subject.Children love the play because it blends the human and animal worlds.Beat the egg yolks with 2 tablespoons of water and blend them into the white sauce.The ingredients should be blended together until they are smooth.The ballet company's repertoire blends tradition and creative innovation.Generally speaking, one is best avoiding the middle colour tones as they will not blend well with the flowers.Everything blended with everything else, trees and brush and sky, and already he was on the edge of lost.Transparency of design to blend with the existing landscape is encouraged.blend with/togetherWith nearly eight weeks of education behind us the faces of speakers were beginning to blend together.Add mushrooms and bok choy to broth. Blend together cornstarch and water.Rashad's sense of comedy blends well with Cosby's.They they do not recoil from each other, but blend together in one mass.Now blended with Orthodoxy, such ancient beliefs are resurfacing.It can be blended with other fibres too.The blue smoke rises straight up, blending with the haze.They blended together to form one flowing alert.Thus, man has these interpenetrating bodies composed of ever-finer material, which are blended together to form the composite entity-man.
Related topics: Food
blendblend2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DFa product such as tea, tobacco, or whisky that is a mixture of several different types2 MIXa mixture of different things that combine together well 🔊 an excellent team, with a nice blend of experience and youthful enthusiasmsee thesaurus at mixture
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blendEach preparation is a blend of fruit, flower, herb or plant extracts.In economics, its use is a blend of two ideas, abstraction and pure problem-solving.He also took a nightly bath containing lavender, clary-sage or chamomile - sometimes a blend of all three essences.For meditation, yoga or for a philosophical discussion, try a blend of frankincense, myrrh and cedarwood.Sometimes he seems to be an extraordinary blend of artist, poet and businessman.The England team is a good side, with a nice blend of experience and youthful energy.The Rhone Rangers also have produced a host of Rhonestyle blends, usually with a high percentage of grenache.The following recipe uses this blend to create a loyal, hearty, and enjoyable bread.
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Verb table
blend
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyblend
he, she, itblends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyblended
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave blended
he, she, ithas blended
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad blended
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill blend
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have blended
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam blending
he, she, itis blending
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you, we, theyare blending
Past
I, he, she, itwas blending
you, we, theywere blending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been blending
he, she, ithas been blending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been blending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be blending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been blending
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