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- n. The property of being mealy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being mealy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being mealy; softness or smoothness, with friableness and dryness to the touch or taste.
- n. The quality of being mealy-mouthed.
- n. In photography, a defect in silver-printing, in which the surface of the print presents a peculiar mottled appearance, due generally to a too weak sensitizing-bath.
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All the polling in this race are now pretty mealiness now after the Palin endorsement and the last one was done in early April.
Avoid overly sweet apples or those that tend towards softness or mealiness.
Pretty soon, snap peas and freshly hulled peas themselves would add a delicate mealiness to such an in-between season dish.
My concern is after the 2nd amendment is eroded to be mealiness, which one will the Congress go after next.
The air spaces contribute to the typical mealiness of an overripe apple: as the cell walls soften and the cell interiors dry out, biting into the apple simply pushes the largely separated cells apart from each other rather than breaking the cells and releasing pent-up juices.
The coffee was stale, but the buckwheat pancakes Anne had ordered with so little confidence turned out to be fresh and fulfilled the requirements of their kind to combine a hearty mealiness with the miraculous ability to absorb more maple syrup than any other substance known to science.
The flowers are a pale primrose yellow, rendered more pale still by a mealiness which covers the whole stem, being most abundant near the top, but whether it is produced on the petals, or, owing to their bell-shape and pendent form they receive it from the scape and pedicels by the action of the wind, I cannot say.
It is of a dull, glaucous, or greyish-green aspect, and invested with a greasy mealiness which when touched exhales a very odious and enduring smell like that of stale salt fish, this being particularly attractive to dogs, though swine refuse the plant.
I have got good results by such processes on albumen paper, the albumen tending to prevent mealiness in the print; also on paper soaked in gelatine before the application of the bichromic solution.
The potatoes were soon baked, and possessed a mealiness not usually found in those served up by the family cook.