Definition of Mashing

1. Verb. (present participle of mash) ¹



2. Noun. The action of soaking malted barley etc., in order to convert starch into sugars as part of the brewing process. ¹

3. Noun. Preparing tea (in a teapot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mashing

1. mash [v] - See also: mash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mashing

masheen
masheens
masher
mashers
mashes
mashgiach
mashgiah
mashgichim
mashgihim
mashie
mashie-niblick
mashie niblick
mashier
mashies
mashiest
mashing (current term)
mashings
mashlam
mashlams
mashlim
mashlims
mashlin
mashlins
mashloch
mashlochs
mashlum
mashlums
mashman
mashmen
mashrabiya

Literary usage of Mashing

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In considering the process of mashing, one might almost say the process of ... It is plain, then, that the mashing temperature will depend on the kind of ..."

2. The Cook and Housewife's Manual: A Practical System of Modern Demestic by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1847)
"It is with the mashing-stick that the malt is thoroughly mixed with the water ... Both the false bottom and the hoop should be moveable; but, while mashing, ..."

3. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Warren Kendall Lewis (1916)
"mashing consists in converting the starch in the mixture of grain and malt into maltose ... The use of unmalted grain, especially corn or rice, in mashing, ..."

4. The Carbohydrates and Alcohol by Samuel Rideal (1920)
"Nature of the Changes during mashing.—During the mashing process the starch of the grist is acted upon by the diastase and the starch molecule broken down ..."

5. The Carbohydrates and Alcohol by Samuel Rideal (1920)
"mashing THE crushed malt or grist and " liquor," as water is termed in the brewery, ... Nature of the Changes during mashing.—During the mashing process the ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"mashing. 6. Fermenting. 3. Sparging. 7. Cleansing. 4. Boiling. 8. Backing and storing. the malt has combined with the water, the temperature of the mash ..."

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