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- adj. lacking complexion or color
- adj. bleached
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of blanch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Whitened; deprived of color; bleached.
- Specifically applied to coins and silver articles containing copper which have been submitted to the action of hot dilute sulphuric acid, to dissolve a part of the copper of the alloy on the surface, and leave a film or coating richer in silver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
- adj. anemic looking from illness or emotion
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And if, by chance, you need a guide, you might chance to follow a certain blanched-bumed bee hide ... as it bumbles, and as you stumble, from one good intention to the next.
Katie, you can definitely substitute fresh fava - either raw as Marcella does or quickly blanched, which is probably what I'd do.
Almonds should always be blanched, that is, skinned by pouring boiling water on the nuts and allowing them to soak for one minute, after which the skins are easily removed.
Almonds should be blanched, which is done by turning boiling water on them, and letting them remain in it till the skins will rub off easily.
Optional: chopped veggies such as blanched broccoli, red pepper, zucchini, mushrooms, etc.
The dog was "blanched" and flavorless, the poppy seed bun was heated in the microwave and gummy, and it didn't have enough celery salt.
Cauliflower is "blanched" to keep white color and provide best flavor 4-5 days before harvest
" The Food Allergy Ball ' s featured a list of ingredients of everything served at dinner, from the charcuterie foie gras terrine, roasted quail, quail egg and frisee salad (sample ingredients: smoked bacon, quail egg, " blanched " frisee, salt) to the coconut marshmallows served with dessert (sample ingredients: desiccated unsweetened coconut, gelatin, water).
Captain Dettmar's white face blanched even whiter.
After Morgan Stanley 's investment banking division and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. announced that their 2010 compensation would be 43% and 39% of revenues, respectively, bankers at one rival firm that paid less blanched.