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whisk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
whiskwhisk1 /wɪsk/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 DFCto mix liquid, eggs etc very quickly so that air is mixed in, using a fork or a whisksee thesaurus at mix2 [always + adverb/preposition] to take someone or something quickly away from a placewhisk somebody/something away/off The waitress whisked our coffee cups away before we’d had a chance to finish.
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Examples from the Corpus
whiskAs the sounds of cooking became louder, the musicians gradually intervened, imitating the rhythm of a whisk beating a sauce.Strain liquid again, return to pot, and whisk in cornstarch mixture, 1 teaspoon at a time.Hers was a brave effort for one who had to be whisked off to hospital on Tuesday after a painful accident.After their release, they were whisked off to hospitals for evaluation.The president and first lady are whisked out of the room and back to White House.He whisked the butter and eggs together, wondering if this was the right way to make an omelette.Whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl over a pan of hot water.To make vinaigrette, in a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, and basil.When the jelly is almost set, stir in the fromage frais and whisk until light and fluffy.We whisk you away to visit two beautiful gardens, both completely different in their scope and character.
Related topics: Utensils
whiskwhisk2 noun [countable]  DFUa small kitchen tool made of curved pieces of wire, used for mixing air into eggs, cream etc
Examples from the Corpus
whiskGradually add the spiced milk, stirring with a whisk to avoid lumps.Using a large electric balloon whisk or hand-held electric whisk cream the butter and sugar together until really light and fluffy.And there are two wire whisks, two sets of Tupperware bowls, two quiche pans, and two bread baskets.
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Verb table
whisk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywhisk
he, she, itwhisks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywhisked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave whisked
he, she, ithas whisked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad whisked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill whisk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have whisked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam whisking
he, she, itis whisking
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you, we, theyare whisking
Past
I, he, she, itwas whisking
you, we, theywere whisking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been whisking
he, she, ithas been whisking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been whisking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be whisking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been whisking
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