adjective see knead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kneadable — Knead a*ble, a. That may be kneaded; capable of being worked into a mass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kneadable — dəbəl adjective : suitable for kneading; especially : having the proper texture for kneading with the hands flour that produces an excellent kneadable dough …   Useful english dictionary

  • kneadable — knead·able …   English syllables

  • knead — kneadable, adj. kneadability, n. kneader, n. kneadingly, adv. /need/, v.t. 1. to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching. 2. to manipulate by similar movements, as the body in a massage. 3. to make by… …   Universalium

  • knead — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English kneden, from Old English cnedan; akin to Old High German knetan to knead Date: before 12th century 1. a. to work and press into a mass with or as if with the hands < kneading dough > b. to manipulate or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jean Isherwood — Jean de Courtenay Isherwood OAM, FRAS, AWI, (1911 2006), was an Australian watercolour and oil painter, renowned for her colourful depictions of the Australian countryside. Biography Isherwood was born in Marrickville, Sydney in 1911. At the age… …   Wikipedia

  • knead — verb work (dough or clay) with the hands. ↘massage or squeeze with the hands. Derivatives kneadable adjective kneader noun Origin OE cnedan, of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • touchable — adj 1. tangible, tactile, palpable, holdable, handleable, manipulable, manipulatable; material, materiate, physical, substantial, substantive, perceptible, perceivable, sensible, appreciable; corporeal, corporal, bodily, somatic, somatologic,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • knead — 1 a work (a yeast mixture, clay, etc.) into dough, paste, etc. by pummelling. b make (bread, pottery, etc.) in this way. 2 blend or weld together (kneaded them into a unified group). 3 massage (muscles etc.) as if kneading. Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

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