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flour

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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flourflour1 /flaʊə $ flaʊr/ ●●● S3 W3 noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFCa powder that is made by crushing wheat or other grain and that is used for making bread, cakes etcwhite/wholemeal/rice/wheat etc flour plain flour, self-raising flour
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flourAdd flour, seasoned salt, pepper and garlic.Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.They said the protesters let off stink bombs and covered four players with eggs and flour.Add a little extra flour if necessary. 3.When thick and mousse-like, fold in the sifted flour and salt.In a small bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.Mix the flour and sugar.white/wholemeal/rice/wheat etc flourRecently it started selling beer, wine, coffee and white flour.The refined carbohydrates - white flour, rice and pasta - should be replaced by wholemeal versions.The mill has been restored and can be seen grinding wholemeal flour on weekdays and Sunday afternoons between Easter and October.Many people react adversely to gluten, present in wheat flour.The combination of one-third wheat to two-thirds white flour makes a light, crackly, and satisfying loaf.As this is not always available, I've used wheat flour.Add whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour and stir.There are also recipes that use only whole wheat flour yet yield a fairly light loaf.
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flourflour2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DFCto cover a surface with flour when you are cooking 🔊 Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured board.
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flourPour into a greased and floured 9-by-13-inch pan.Turn dough on to a lightly floured board or other surface and knead lightly 7 or 8 times.a lightly floured boardLightly flour rabbit pieces and brown in batches in oil.Grease and flour the bottom of a 13-by-9-inch pan.Add about 2 more cups flour to make manageable dough and turn out on to lightly floured surface.
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Verb table
flour
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflour
he, she, itflours
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfloured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave floured
he, she, ithas floured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad floured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flour
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have floured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flouring
he, she, itis flouring
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you, we, theyare flouring
Past
I, he, she, itwas flouring
you, we, theywere flouring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flouring
he, she, ithas been flouring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flouring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flouring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flouring
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