Dough vs Blend - What's the difference?

dough | blend |


As a noun dough

is a thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.

As a verb dough

is to make into dough.

As a proper noun blend is

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dough

English

Alternative forms

* (dialectal)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.
  • Pizza dough is very stretchy.
  • (slang) Money.
  • His mortgage payments left him short on dough .

    Derived terms

    * doughboy * doughnut * doughy * rolling in dough

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make into dough.
  • The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

    Derived terms

    *

    blend

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mixture of two or more things.
  • Their music has been described as a blend of jazz and heavy metal.
    Our department has a good blend of experienced workers and young promise.
  • (linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.
  • The word brunch is a blend of the words breakfast and lunch.

    Synonyms

    * (mixture ): combination, mix, mixture * (in linguistics ): frankenword, portmanteau, portmanteau word

    Verb

  • To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other.
  • To be mingled or mixed.
  • * Irving
  • There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that blends with our conviviality.
  • * To feel no other breezes than are blown / Through its tall woods with high romances blent - , 1884
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=3 citation , passage=Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= William E. Conner
  • , title= An Acoustic Arms Race , volume=101, issue=3, page=206-7, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close
  • (obsolete) To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.
  • (Spenser)

    Derived terms

    * blender * blended * blend in

    References

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