Crumble

  • 1 Crumble — à la rhubarbe. Le crumble, en général aux fruits est un gâteau d’origine britannique composé d’une couche de fruits dans le fond du plat, et d’une couche de pâte à l’apparence émiettée d’où le nom : en anglais to crumble sign …

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  • 2 Crumble — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Crumble recién sacado del horno Crumble es un pastel elaborado con frutas originario de la cocina inglesa. Se elabora con diversas frutas a las que se recubre con una masa de harina y manteca (generalmente… …

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  • 3 Crumble — Crum ble, v. i. To fall into small pieces; to break or part into small fragments; hence, to fall to decay or ruin; to become disintegrated; to perish. [1913 Webster] If the stone is brittle, it will crumble and pass into the form of gravel.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Crumble — Crum ble (kr[u^]m b l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crumbled} (kr[u^]m b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crumbling} (kr[u^]m bl[i^]ng).] [Dim. of crumb, v. t., akin to D. kruimelen G. kr[ u]meln.] To break into small pieces; to cause to fall in pieces. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 crumble — ● crumble nom masculin (de l anglais to crumble, émietter) Préparation de fruits (pommes, poires, fruits rouges, etc.) recouverts de pâte sablée et cuite au four. (Cuisine anglaise.) …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 crumble — index decay, degenerate, disintegrate, ebb, give (yield), impair, perish Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 crumble — late 15c., kremelen, from O.E. *crymelan, presumed frequentative of gecrymman to break into crumbs, from cruma (see CRUMB (Cf. crumb)). The b is 16c., probably on analogy of French derived words like humble, where it belongs, or by influence of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 crumble — disintegrate, decompose, *decay, rot, putrefy, spoil …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 crumble — [v] break or fall into pieces break up, collapse, crumb, crush, decay, decompose, degenerate, deteriorate, disintegrate, dissolve, fragment, go to pieces, granulate, grind, molder, perish, powder, pulverize, putrefy, triturate, tumble; concepts… …

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  • 10 crumble — ► VERB 1) break or fall apart into small fragments. 2) gradually disintegrate or fail. ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a pudding made with fruit and a topping of flour and fat rubbed to the texture of breadcrumbs. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 crumble — [krum′bəl] vt. crumbled, crumbling [freq. of CRUMB] to break into crumbs or small pieces vi. to fall to pieces; disintegrate n. Rare a crumb or crumbling substance …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 crumble — [[t]krʌ̱mb(ə)l[/t]] crumbles, crumbling, crumbled 1) V ERG If something crumbles, or if you crumble it, it breaks into a lot of small pieces. Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments... [V n] Roughly crumble the cheese into a bowl.… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Crumble — For other uses, see Crumble (disambiguation). A blackberry and apple crumble A crumble is a dish of British and Irish origin that can be made in a sweet or savoury version, depending on ingredients used, although the sweet version is much more… …

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  • 14 crumble — I UK [ˈkrʌmb(ə)l] / US verb Word forms crumble : present tense I/you/we/they crumble he/she/it crumbles present participle crumbling past tense crumbled past participle crumbled 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to break something into very small… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 Crumble — Rhabarber Crumble Crumble (dt.: Krümel) ist eine beliebte Gattung von Nachspeisen aus der englischen Küche. Dabei handelt es sich um mit Streuseln überbackene Früchte. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 crumble — crum|ble1 [ˈkrʌmbəl] v [: Old English; Origin: gecrymian, from cruma; CRUMB] 1.) [i]also crumble away if something, especially something made of stone or rock, is crumbling, small pieces are breaking off it ▪ The old stonework was crumbling away …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 crumble — crum|ble1 [ krʌmbl ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to break something into very small pieces, or to be broken into very small pieces: The soft earth of the riverbank crumbled under his feet. Crumble the biscuits over the fruit mixture. a ) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 crumble — 1 verb 1 (I, T) also crumble away to break apart into little pieces, or make something do this: Billy crumbled the bread in his fingers. 2 (I) if a building crumbles, it is old and starting to fall down: Britain s crumbling schools 3 (I) also… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 crumble — I. verb (crumbled; crumbling) Etymology: alteration of Middle English kremelen, frequentative of Old English gecrymian to crumble, from cruma Date: 1547 transitive verb to break into small pieces intransitive verb 1. to fall into small pieces ; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 crumble — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Crumble is used after these nouns: ↑apple {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb Crumble is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cliff, ↑empire, ↑resistance, ↑world …

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