seasoning
Noun

seasoning

  1. (cooking) Something used to add taste or flavour to food, such as salt and pepper or other condiment, herb or spice.
  2. (figurative, by extension) Anything added to increase enjoyment.
  3. A coat of polymerized oil inside a cooking vessel which renders the surface non-stick.
  4. (archaic) An alcoholic intoxication.
    Some of our gentlemen officers, happening to stop at a tavern, or rather a sort of grogshop, took such a seasoning that two or three of them became “quite frisky.”
  5. In diamond-cutting, the charging of the laps or wheels with diamond dust and oil.
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. present participle of season#English|season



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