pickle

  • 1 Pickle — or pickling may refer to: Food * Pickling, the process of preserving a food by soaking and storing it in vinegar or brine, which has been going on for five thousand years. * Pickled cucumber, a food most commonly referred to as a pickle in the… …

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  • 2 Pickle — Pic kle, n. [Cf. D. pekel. Probably a dim. fr. {Pick}, v. t., alluding to the cleaning of the fish.] 1. (a) A solution of salt and water, in which fish, meat, etc., may be preserved or corned; brine. (b) Vinegar, plain or spiced, used for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Pickle — Pic kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pickled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pickling}.] 1. To preserve or season in pickle; to treat with some kind of pickle; as, to pickle herrings or cucumbers. [1913 Webster] 2. To give an antique appearance to; said of copies or …

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  • 4 Pickle — bezeichnet: eingelegtes Gemüse (engl.), siehe Einlegen Indisches Pickle Branston Pickle, ein britischer Markenname einer vegetarischen Würzsoße aus Obst oder Gemüse eine Serialisierungsbibliothek der Programmiersprache Python, sowie den Prozess… …

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  • 5 pickle — ► NOUN 1) a relish consisting of vegetables or fruit preserved in vinegar, brine, or mustard. 2) liquid used to preserve food or other perishable items. 3) (a pickle) informal a difficult situation. ► VERB 1) preserve (food) in pickle. 2) ( …

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  • 6 pickle — [n] sticky situation bind, box*, corner*, difficulty, dilemma, disorder, fix, hole*, hot water*, jam*, predicament, quandary, scrape, spot*, tight spot*; concept 674 Ant. boon, pleasure pickle [v] preserve fruit or vegetable can, cure, keep,… …

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  • 7 pickle — [pik′əl] n. [ME pikil < MDu pekel < ? picken, to prick, in sense “that which pricks, or is piquant”] 1. any brine, vinegar, or spicy solution used to preserve or marinate food 2. a vegetable, specif. a cucumber, preserved in such a solution …

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  • 8 Pickle — Pic kle, n. [Obs.] See {Picle}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Pickle — Pickle. См. Травление. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 10 pickle — index imbroglio Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 pickle — n *predicament, plight, dilemma, quandary, scrape, fix, jam …

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  • 12 pickle — n. 1) a dill; sour; sweet pickle 2) (BE) mustard pickle; pickles and chutney 3) (misc.) in a pickle ( in trouble ) USAGE NOTE: In the United States, a pickle is a pickled cucumber. In Great Britain, the typical pickle is a thick sauce of pickled… …

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  • 13 pickle — [[t]pɪ̱k(ə)l[/t]] pickles, pickling, pickled 1) N PLURAL Pickles are vegetables or fruit, sometimes cut into pieces, which have been kept in vinegar or salt water for a long time so that they have a strong, sharp taste. Another strong Yorkshire… …

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  • 14 Pickle —    The pickle s provenance can be traced to one William Beukelz or Beukel, a fourteen century Dutch fisherman who was known as the first to pickle food. Though Beukel pickled fish, his name, mispronounced slightly, came to apply to pickled… …

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  • 15 pickle — {{11}}pickle (n.) mid 15c., probably from M.Du. pekel pickle, brine, from a Low German root of uncertain origin or meaning (Cf. Du. pekel, E.Fris. päkel, Ger. pökel). Originally a sauce served with meat or fowl; meaning cucumber preserved in… …

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  • 16 pickle — n 1. cucumber pickle, cornichon, gherkin, dill pickle, dill, sweet pickle, sour pickle, bread and butter pickle, pickled watermelon rind; relish, piccalilli, chili, chili sauce, chowchow, chutney. 2. brine, steep, marinade, sauce, soy sauce,… …

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  • 17 pickle — I UK [ˈpɪk(ə)l] / US noun Word forms pickle : singular pickle plural pickles 1) [uncountable] British a thick sauce consisting of vegetables or fruit preserved in vinegar, eaten especially with cold food lime pickle 2) [countable] mainly American …

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  • 18 pickle — pickle1 /pik euhl/, n., v., pickled, pickling. n. 1. a cucumber that has been preserved in brine, vinegar, or the like. 2. Often, pickles. any other vegetable, as cauliflower, celery, etc., preserved in vinegar and eaten as a relish. 3. something …

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  • 19 pickle — Synonyms and related words: acid, acidulant, anhydrate, baffle, bafflement, bearings, bewilderment, bind, blast freeze, booze up, boozify, bother, box, bread and butter pickle, brine, case, chokecherry, circumstance, clutch, complication,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 pickle — 1 noun 1 (U) a strong tasting liquid made with vinegar, used to preserve vegetables 2 (U) BrE a thick cold sauce eaten with food, made from pieces of vegetables preserved in vinegar: sweet pickle | cheese and pickle sandwiches 3 (C, U) AmE a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English