Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In printing, the graded shift from one color into another.
  • n. Alternative spelling of fondue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Blended; gradually changing or passing into each other by subtle gradations; -- said of colors or of the surface or material on which the colors are laid.
  • adj. Melted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Blended; softened.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped
  • n. cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces

Etymologies

French fondu ("melted") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One can find hypocrisy in the head of a Heineken, a fruit fly in the finest of fondu, a cockroach in the crust of an occasional croissant ...

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  • Ajoutez le beurre en parcelles et remuez sur feu très doux jusqu'à ce qu'il soit fondu.

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  • (I hoped it would soon pass because I have eaten deep-fried turkey and it's overrated; what's more, deep-frying a turkey is dangerous, more dangerous even than cooking beef fondu, which once famously burned someone whose name I forget on the Upper West Side in the l960s and was never served anywhere ever again as far as I can tell.)

    Nora Ephron: Thanksgiving Dinner

  • September 25, 2008 at 4:12 pm extra special dark chokklit fondu chokklit

    Stupid forcefield - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • And in the end, 278 chocolates were found; 2 are still missing, one rolled under the furnace where it is probably meeting a bubbly fondu-like death as we speak.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • La diarrhee continue j'ai l'impression que je me vide de tout mes organes internes, j'finis meme par imaginer mon corps se retourner: ma tete s'enfoncer dans mes epaules et ressortir par l'autre coté suivi de mes epaules, mon buste, mes hanches et je me retrouve fondu au fond des toilettes.

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  • And if anyone eats cheese dogs, put out the fondu pot for hot cheddar sauce with jalapenos.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • Speculum historiale, dans laquelle il a fait entrer et il a fondu, comme je viens de le dire, la relation de notre voyageur.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • She had some kind of chafing dish and she did some sort of asparagus and fondu.

    The Roosevelt Women

  • Pausing only long enough to change the tape, Georgia brushed the beads of perspiration from her brow and moved to the center of the room, where she began the progression of floor exercises—from port de bras en fondu through saut de chats and pirouettes—pausing only long enough to change the tape.

    Moon Dance

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