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flours, plural;
  1. Sprinkle (something, esp. a work surface or cooking utensil) with a thin layer of flour
    • - grease and flour two round cake pans
  2. Grind (grain) into flour

  1. A powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry

  2. Fine soft powder obtained by grinding the seeds or roots of starchy vegetables
    • - manioc flour
  3. Any fine powder
    • - the resin is mixed with a filler such as wood flour

  1. cover with flour; "flour fish or meat before frying it"
  2. fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
  3. convert grain into flour
  4. Flour is a powder which is made from grinding up cereal grains, other seeds, or roots. It is the main ingredient of bread, which is a staple food for many cultures, making the availability of adequate supplies of flour a major economic and political issue at various times throughout history. ...
  5. Flour is an album by Australian band Screamfeeder.
  6. Flour is the nickname of Minneapolis musician Pete Conway who wrote songs and played bass guitar in the bands Rifle Sport and Breaking Circus until the mid-1980s.Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. ...
  7. Powder obtained by grinding or milling cereal grains, especially wheat, and used to bake bread, cakes, and pastry. ...
  8. To dream of flour, denotes a frugal but happy life. For a young woman to dream that she sees flour on herself, denotes that she will be ruled by her husband, and that her life will be full of pleasant cares. To dream of dealing in flour, denotes hazardous speculations.
  9. (verb) To lightly sprinkle or coat with flour.
  10. To produce flour, the wheat berries are milled and sifted to remove the bran germ. After milling, flour is sometimes bleached to lighten its color. Protein content determines whether a flour is hard (strong) or soft (weak). ...
  11. To coat lightly with flour (ie. fruit, nuts, cake tins).
  12. Many rituals TT  involved the sprinkling of flour in a circle around the performer or the client.
  13. n., hour, in contrast to Standard French fleur and heure;
  14. Typically labeled as Tipo "00" on bags found in the U.S., double-zero refers to how finely ground the flour is. In Italy, there's 1, 0, and 00. Double-zero is used in making Neapolitan pies and is a required ingredient in any pizza designated VPN (Vera Pizza Napoletana).
  15. In Italy, flour is classified either as 1, 0, or 00, and refers to how finely ground the flour is and how much of the bran and germ have been removed. 00 flour is the most highly refined and is talcum-powder soft. ...
  16. The term flour was once spelled 'flower'.  The milled flour we buy and use today was once ground using a mortar and pestle.  Milling of different grains dates back to prehistoric times and through the ages automation of the milling process was perfected. ...
  17. is a finely ground powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding cereal grains or other edible, starchy portions of plants and used chiefly in baking. Flour is most commonly made from wheat and when the word "flour" is used without qualification, it usually implies wheat flour. ...
  18. is usually ground wheat, however, it may be almost any grain ground into a light powder. The most commonly used grains include wheat, rye, barley, rice, spelt (a primitive wheat), kamut (another primitive wheat), and oats. ...
  19. soft, finely ground meal consisting mainly of starch and gluten obtained during grain milling.
  20. Grain reduced to the form of meal is spoken of in the time of Abraham (Gen 18:6). As baking was a daily necessity, grain was also ground daily at the mills (Jer 25:10). ...
  21. Tiny inclusions that cause a “sleepy” effect in the key color of a gemstone.
  22. plain flour. We also have self-raising flour, which is plain flour with baking powder added.
  23. A fine powder made from grinding wheat seeds. (SRB)
  24. UK, same as Plain flour AU, All-purpose flour US.
  25. Flour is made from finely ground cereal, such as wheat, barley, oats, rye, rice and maize (corn).