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Definition 1: any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division - [noun denoting plant]

(yeast is a kind of ...) an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

(... is a kind of yeast ) used as a leaven in baking and brewing

(... is a kind of yeast ) used in making wine

(... is a member of yeast) fungi having a zygote or a single cell developing directly into an ascus

Definition 2: a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for yeast in the sense of this definition

(yeast is a kind of ...) a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid

(... is a kind of yeast ) small cake of compressed moist yeast

(... is a kind of yeast ) yeast used in fermenting beer

(... is a kind of yeast ) a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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