Part of speech: noun

A fungous growth rapidly propagated in saccharine liquids, producing alcoholic fermentation.

Part of speech: noun

Such a substance as prepared for raising dough; a ferment.

Part of speech: noun

Froth or spume.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "yeast":

  1. Bread mixed with two yeast cakes may be made and baked in about three hours. - "Better Meals for Less Money", Mary Green.
  2. Keep things stirred up- human yeast cakes, only they get to thinking they're the dough, too. - "The Wrong Twin", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. You didn't put yeast in those biscuits! - "The Wishing-Ring Man", Margaret Widdemer.