tenderizer
noun see tenderize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tenderizer —   [ tendəraɪzə; englisch, zu to tenderize »zart machen«] der, (s)/ , Zartmacher, Bezeichnung für die zur Beschleunigung der Fleischreifung verwendeten, v. a. aus Papain und Bromelain bestehenden Enzympräparate. Tenderizer dürfen lebenden Tieren… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tenderizer — 1942, agent noun from TENDERIZE (Cf. tenderize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tenderizer — (Amer.) n. substance containing enzymes that soften the tough fibers in meat (also tenderiser) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenderizer — Slang for a type of dance movement involving the swinging of the right arm with a contorted expression on the face. The Tenderizer. Zubin, when you do the tenderizer, it makes me laugh really hard! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tenderizer — Slang for a type of dance movement involving the swinging of the right arm with a contorted expression on the face. The Tenderizer. Zubin, when you do the tenderizer, it makes me laugh really hard! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tenderizer — noun Tenderizer is used after these nouns: ↑meat …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tenderizer — Ten|de|ri|zer [ tɛndəraizə] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. tenderizer zu to tenderize »(Fleisch) weich und zart machen«, zu tender »zart«, dies über (alt)fr. tendre zu lat. tener »zart, weich«> Bez. für die zur Beschleunigung der… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tenderizer — tenderize (also tenderise) ► VERB ▪ make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking. DERIVATIVES tenderizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • tenderizer — ten·der·iz·er (tĕnʹdə rī zər) n. A substance, such as a plant enzyme, applied to meat to make it tender. * * * …   Universalium

  • tenderizer — noun a) Any substance added to meat before cooking in order to make it more tender, especially any source of the enzyme papain b) A form of mallet used to beat meat before cooking …   Wiktionary

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