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Definition 1: fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain - [noun denoting food]

(flour is a kind of ...) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of flour ) flour that does not contain a raising agent

(... is a kind of flour ) flour prepared from wheat

(... is a kind of flour ) meal made from soybeans

(... is a kind of flour ) milled product of durum wheat (or other hard wheat) used in pasta

(... is made of the substance flour) any of various baked foods made of dough or batter

(... is made of the substance flour) food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

(... is made of the substance flour) a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

Definition 2: convert grain into flour - [verb of change]

(flour is a kind of ...) change the nature, purpose, or function of something

"convert lead into gold" "convert hotels into jails" "convert slaves to laborers"

Definition 3: cover with flour - [verb of contact]

Samples where flour or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flour fish or meat before frying it

(flour is a kind of ...) cover before cooking

"dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"

(flour belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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