Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of rendering blanched or white; specifically, any process applied to silver or other metals to impart whiteness and luster.

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  • verb Present participle of blanch.

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Examples

  • As far as I can tell, "adrenoceptor mediated blanching" is the kind of blanching we experience when we are stressed - in other words, they are tied into the fight-or-flight reflex, and are associated with the sympathetic nervous system, which is connected to the same response.

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  • As far as I can tell, "adrenoceptor mediated blanching" is the kind of blanching we experience when we are stressed - in other words, they are tied into the fight-or-flight reflex, and are associated with the sympathetic nervous system, which is connected to the same response.

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  • Fans may not all agree with the highs the show has chosen, but the very fact that you can apply the word "highlight" to a reality show without blanching is a testament to Dance's better nature.

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  • Dunk them into the boiling water for about ten seconds this is called blanching, then immediately plunge them into the ice water bath to stop the cooking immediately.

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  • Dunk them into the boiling water for about ten seconds this is called blanching, then immediately plunge them into the ice water bath to stop the cooking immediately.

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  • This is called blanching Refreshing them under cold water stops the cooking and restores the green color.

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  • Dropping green vegetables into boiling water is called blanching.

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  • This is called blanching Refreshing them under cold water stops the cooking and restores the green color.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • Dropping green vegetables into boiling water is called blanching.

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  • This is called blanching Refreshing them under cold water stops the cooking and restores the green color.

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