[ UK /flˈa‍ʊ‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˈfɫaʊɝ, ˈfɫaʊɹ/ ]
  1. cover with flour
    flour fish or meat before frying it
  2. convert grain into flour
  1. fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
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How To Use flour In A Sentence

  • She was easy to absorb and her career has flourished. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is a great deal of controversy over the merits of bleached and unbleached flour.
  • Stir in the sifted flour and cocoa powder. Times, Sunday Times
  • There was a final flourish in the last seconds of stoppage time. Times, Sunday Times
  • They would not give me a pinch of flour even if I starved to death.
  • Besides that, there flourished some tufts of velvety grass, some scattered reeds, two plants of the yellow herb called tansy, four of a red flower, and a pretty white one; but the treasures of the rock consisted of three roots of garlic, which Maie had put in a cleft. The Lilac Fairy Book
  • Add in baking powder and flour and combine well. The Sun
  • Dee of Ammalu's Kitchen transforms plain chickpea flour into a steaming hot bowl of Methi Pitla with the addition of a handful of aromatic methi leaves. Archive 2007-04-01
  • The common basis of all gumbos is the roux, a roughly equal combination of flour and fat cooked until very nearly burnt; it is the dark smoky roux that gives the gumbo its colour and flavour.
  • Yet Highland culture continues to flourish through the Gaelic language, piping, ceilidhs (informal gatherings with traditional music, dancing and poetry) and a full schedule of Highland games.
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