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tenderize

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tenderizeten‧der‧ize (also tenderise British English) /ˈtendəraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DFCto make meat softer and easier to eat by preparing it in a special way
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tenderizeFirst enzymes within the tissues of the animal carcass will modify tissues chemically and physically to effect tenderizing.The key is in the cooking; no amount of marinating will tenderize a tough cut of meat.Brushing such liquids on to the meat creates a crust that helps to tenderize it.Grinding beef to make hamburger is a means of tenderizing less tender cuts.The acid helps tenderize the meat.
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tenderize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytenderize
he, she, ittenderizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytenderized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tenderized
he, she, ithas tenderized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tenderized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tenderize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tenderized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tenderizing
he, she, itis tenderizing
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you, we, theyare tenderizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tenderizing
you, we, theywere tenderizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tenderizing
he, she, ithas been tenderizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tenderizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tenderizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tenderizing
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