Associations to the word «Yeast»


YEAST, noun. An often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.
YEAST, noun. A single-celled fungus of a wide variety of taxonomic families.
YEAST, noun. A true yeast or budding yeast in order Saccharomycetales.
YEAST, noun. Baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
YEAST, noun. A compressed cake or dried granules of this substance used for mixing with flour to make bread dough rise.
YEAST, noun. Brewer's yeast, certain species of Saccharomyces, principally Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces carlsbergensis.
YEAST, noun. Candida, a ubiquitous fungus that can cause various kinds of infections in humans.
YEAST, noun. The resulting infection, candidiasis.
YEAST, noun. (figuratively) A frothy foam.
YEAST, verb. To ferment.
YEAST, verb. (of something prepared with a yeasted dough) To rise.
YEAST, verb. (African American Vernacular English) (slang) To exaggerate
YEAST EXTRACT, noun. Any of various forms of processed yeast products used as food additives or flavourings.
YEAST INFECTION, noun. (medicine) Any infection by a fungus of the genus Candida; candidiasis
YEAST INFECTIONS, noun. Plural of yeast infection

Dictionary definition

YEAST, noun. A commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey.
YEAST, noun. Any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division.

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