minute steak
noun Date: 1921 a small thin steak that can be quickly cooked

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  • minute steak — ☆ minute steak [min′it ] n. a small, thin steak that can be cooked quickly …   English World dictionary

  • minute steak — noun a thin steak that can be cooked quickly • Hypernyms: ↑beefsteak * * * noun Etymology: minute (I) : a small thin steak that can be quickly cooked * * * /min it/ a thin slice of beefsteak that is prepared by sautéeing quickly on each side.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • minute steak — steak that can be prepared very quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • minute steak — noun a thin slice of steak cooked very quickly …   English new terms dictionary

  • minute steak — min′ute steak [[t]ˈmɪn ɪt[/t]] n. coo a thin slice of beefsteak, usu. sautéed briefly on each side • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • minute steak — /mɪnət ˈsteɪk/ (say minuht stayk) noun thinly sliced steak that needs to be cooked for a short time only …   Australian English dictionary

  • minute steak — /min it/ a thin slice of beefsteak that is prepared by sautéeing quickly on each side. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Steak — A steak (from Old Norse steik , roast ) is a slice of meat, typically beef. Most steaks are cut perpendicular to the muscle fibres, improving the perceived tenderness of the meat. In North America, steaks are typically served grilled, though they …   Wikipedia

  • minute — 1. n. & v. n. 1 the sixtieth part of an hour. 2 a distance covered in one minute (twenty minutes from the station). 3 a a moment; an instant; a point of time (expecting her any minute; the train leaves in a minute). b (prec. by the) colloq. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • minute — I. /ˈmɪnət / (say minuht) noun 1. the sixtieth part of an hour; sixty seconds. 2. an indefinitely short space of time: wait a minute. 3. a point of time, an instant, or moment: come here this minute! 4. a rough draft, as of a document. 5. a… …   Australian English dictionary

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