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Roast vs Coffee - What's the difference?

roast | coffee |

As verbs the difference between roast and coffee

is that roast is (transitive|or|intransitive|or|ergative) to cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance while coffee is to drink coffee.

As nouns the difference between roast and coffee

is that roast is a cut of meat suited to roasting while coffee is a beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.

As adjectives the difference between roast and coffee

is that roast is having been cooked by roasting while coffee is of a pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.

roast

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance.
  • to roast meat on a spit
  • To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.
  • to roast a potato in ashes
  • * Francis Bacon
  • In eggs boiled and roasted there is scarce difference to be discerned.
  • (transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To process by drying through exposure to sun or artificial heat
  • Coffee beans need roasting before use.
    to roast chestnuts or peanuts
  • To heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn.
  • * Shakespeare
  • roasted in wrath and fire
  • (figuratively) To admonish someone vigorously
  • I’m late home for the fourth time this week; my mate will really roast me this time.
  • (figuratively) To subject to bantering, severely criticize, sometimes as a comedy routine.
  • The class clown enjoys being roasted by mates as well as staff.
  • (metalworking) To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (to cook) bake, boil, broil, fry, grill, poach, toast

    Derived terms

    * roasting ear * roasting jack

    Noun

  • (en noun)
  • A cut of meat suited to roasting
  • A meal consisting of roast foods.
  • The degree to which something, especially coffee, is roasted.
  • Dark roast''' means that the coffee bean has been roasted to a higher temperature and for a longer period of time than in light '''roast .
  • (Originally fraternal) A comical event where a person is subjected to verbal attack, yet may be praised by sarcasm and jokes.
  • Derived terms

    * nut roast

    Adjective

    (-)
  • having been cooked by roasting
  • (figuratively) subjected to roasting, bantered, severely criticized
  • See also

    * barbecue * chargrill * grill * joint * roasties

    coffee

    English

    (wikipedia coffee)

    Noun

  • A beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.
  • *, II.5.1.v:
  • The Turks have a drink called coffa (for they use no wine), so named of a berry as black as soot, and as bitter.
  • *
  • *:"He was here," observed Drina composedly, "and father was angry with him." ¶ "What?" exclaimed Eileen. "When?" ¶ "This morning, before father went downtown." ¶ Both Selwyn and Lansing cut in coolly, dismissing the matter with a careless word or two; and coffee was served—cambric tea in Drina's case.
  • *2008 , Agnes Poirier, The Guardian , 12 April:
  • *:As I sip a coffee at Brasserie Balzar, two well-known intellectuals, one publisher and a Sorbonne professor were discussing Sarkozy's future: "He won't finish his mandate" says one.
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  • The seeds of the plant used to make coffee, misnamed ‘beans’ due to their shape.
  • A tropical plant of the genus Coffea .
  • (rft-sense) A pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.
  • :
  • The end of the meal—when coffee is usually served.
  • :
  • Synonyms

    * *

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of a pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.
  • Derived terms

    * black coffee * coffee-and * coffee bag * coffee bar * coffee bean * coffee break * coffee cake, coffeecake * coffee cup * coffee essense * coffee grinder * coffeehouse * coffee klatch, coffee klatsch * coffee machine * coffee maker, coffeemaker * coffee mill * coffee morning * coffee pot, coffeepot * coffee room * coffee royal * coffee rust * coffee shop * coffee spoon * coffee table * coffee-table book * coffee tree/coffeetree * drip coffee * filter coffee * Gaelic coffee * iced coffee * instant coffee * Irish coffee * Kentucky coffee tree * Turkish coffee * wake up and smell the coffee

    See also

    * arabica * cappuccino * * * cafeteria * * * * * coffea * decaf * demitasse * eccoccino * espresso * espresso breve * flat white * frappuccino * java * kaffeeklatsch * latte * long black * macchiato * mocha * mochaccino * robusta * short black * speedball * Tia Maria *

    Verb

  • To drink coffee.
  • * 1839 , Thomas Chandler Haliburton, The Clockmaker
  • I rushed into my cabin, coffeed , wined, and went to bed sobbing.
  • * 2010 , Patrick Day, Too Late in the Afternoon: One Man's Triumph Over Depression
  • It was exactly 11 a.m. We had been coffeeing for one hour, and our coffee cups were empty.