Yeast vs Leavenless - What's the difference?
As a noun yeast
is an often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.
As a verb yeast
is to ferment.
As an adjective leavenless is
without any yeast or other raising agent.
An often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.
A single-celled fungus of a wide variety of taxonomic families.
# A true yeast or budding yeast in order Saccharomycetales.
## , Saccharomyces cerevisiae
### A compressed cake or dried granules of this substance used for mixing with flour to make bread dough rise.
## brewer's yeast, certain species of Saccharomyces'', principally ''Saccharomyces cerevisiae and .
# Candida , a ubiquitous fungus that can cause various kinds of infections in humans.
## The resulting infection, candidiasis.
(figuratively) A frothy foam.
* 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
- But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless yeast .
* active dry yeast
* brewer's yeast
* red yeast rice
* true yeast
* yeast extract
* yeast infection
* nutritional yeast
(of something prepared with a yeasted dough) To rise.
(African American Vernacular English, slang) To exaggerate
without any yeast or other raising agent