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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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toppingtop‧ping /ˈtɒpɪŋ $ ˈtɑː-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DFsomething you put on top of food to make it look nicer or taste better a pizza with extra toppings
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toppingOn pasta, it means tomato-based sauces instead of cream-based toppings.vanilla ice cream with a chocolate toppingThe ones described here are the coffee creamers, toppings, and margarines.Cream of the crop: custard topping adds a crafty touch to Pear tart.The detritus is deposited in a bag and the water re-circulated, so no topping up is required.You may add other toppings if you wish, but always use refried beans as the base.Disadvantage: regular topping up is essential.The pizza will cook, the crust will set, the toppings will soften, and the sauce will thicken.Spoon the toppings on to the toasts, arrange the prosciutto over the tomato topping and serve at once, garnished with the basil.
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