adjective see dough

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  • doughlike — adjective Resembling dough. Syn: doughy …   Wiktionary

  • doughlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling dough …   Useful english dictionary

  • dough — doughlike, adj. /doh/, n. 1. flour or meal combined with water, milk, etc., in a mass for baking into bread, cake, etc.; paste of bread. 2. any similar soft, pasty mass. 3. Slang. money. [bef. 1000; ME do(u)gh, do(u)h, dou(e), OE dag, dah; c. D… …   Universalium

  • putty — putty1 /put ee/, n., pl. putties, v., puttied, puttying. n. 1. a compound of whiting and linseed oil, of a doughlike consistency when fresh, used to secure windowpanes, patch woodwork defects, etc. 2. any of various other compounds used for… …   Universalium

  • dough — noun Etymology: Middle English dogh, from Old English dāg; akin to Old High German teic dough, Latin fingere to shape, Greek teichos wall Date: before 12th century 1. a mixture that consists essentially of flour or meal and a liquid (as milk or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • putty — I. noun (plural putties) Etymology: French potée potter s glaze, literally, potful, from Old French, from pot pot more at pottage Date: circa 1706 1. a. a doughlike material typically made of whiting and linseed oil that is used especially to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fufu — fu·fu or fu fu (fo͞oʹfo͞o ) n. A thick, doughlike West African food made by boiling and pounding a starchy vegetable such as yam, plantain, or cassava.   [Of West African origin.] * * * …   Universalium

  • plasticexplosive — plastic explosive n. A versatile explosive substance in the form of a moldable doughlike solid, used in bombs detonated by fuse or electrical impulse. Also called plastique. * * * …   Universalium

  • mass — 1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material. SYN: massa [TA]. 2. In pharmacy, a soft solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent, of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills. 3. One of the seven …   Medical dictionary

  • dough stage — noun : a stage in the development of cereal grains when the interior of the kernel is of doughlike consistency …   Useful english dictionary

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