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a candy/meat thermometer (=used in cooking)
a meat eater (=a person or animal that that eats meat)
▪ I’m not a big meat eater, but I do like chicken.
food/clothes/meat etc ration
▪ the weekly meat ration
▪ a coal ration of 4 kg a month
luncheon meat
meat grinder
meat products
▪ meat products like sausages, pies and burgers
processed cheese/meat/fish etc
red meat
salted pork/meat/fish
sausage meat
whale meat
▪ Whale meat was once part of the local people's diet.
white meat
▪ I took out some of the bread and cold meat roll I had brought as my supper.
▪ Any thinly sliced salami works well, also cold roast meat with garlic and chilli sauce.
▪ Use cold meat as the basis of a winter salad with apples, celery and walnuts.
▪ Monday dinner was always cold meat, for the washing would have taken all morning.
▪ Bernice wondered if there had been anything in the cold meat the woman had eaten.
▪ One word to the Wee Green P, old son, and you're dead meat.
▪ Look after yourself, and particularly your voice and your memory, for without these you are dead meat.
▪ Hardly surprising really considering it feels not dissimilar from a hunk of exceedingly dead meat!
▪ They also facilitated the movement of perishable dead meat quite long distances.
▪ Unprotected by a shell, they are easy meat for insect larvae and flatworms.
▪ If we think they are easy meat we will end up with egg on our faces.
▪ If her own mind could play tricks like that, she'd be easy meat for any of those giant prawns.
▪ Quakers were easy meat at home.
▪ For the police, the freelancers are relatively easy meat.
▪ With most of the control surfaces shot away, they were easy meat for a Messerschmitt.
▪ You can see so little as you blunder on that you are an easy target for any animal seeking fresh meat.
▪ Thawed meat is as perishable as fresh meat.
▪ She only purchased unpackaged products, which she bore home in her ancient shopping bag. Fresh meat, fruit and veg.
▪ At the time, Sims also said it planned to dispose of its fresh red meat business.
▪ The check-out clerks normally pack the already neatly wrapped fresh meat for you in a plastic bag.
▪ Cost could be less than that of fresh meat cuts.
▪ Unlike most other fabled beasts it preferred to scavenge carrion from the forest floor rather than kill for fresh meat.
▪ They shot a buck and scared a bighorn lamb off a cliff, their first fresh meat in weeks.
▪ He prescribed a diet, which included these tiny gourmet tins of prime lean meat in savoury jelly.
▪ Perhaps it should be noted that many persons will think that three ounces of cooked lean meat make a stingy portion.
▪ Eat lean meat and try fish, chicken or rabbit instead of red meat.
▪ She uses a thick, crunchy cornmeal coating to protect the lean meat.
▪ Supertrim is specially selected lean quality meat, ready trimmed, so little if any preparation is necessary.
▪ Stillman was a strict carnivore, allowing his patients to eat only lean meat, poultry, eggs, and low-fat cheeses.
▪ Eggs and lean red meat are quite acceptable in moderation.
▪ Quality refers to the characteristics associated with tenderness, juiciness, and flavor of lean meat.
▪ After much discussion, the Cun traded a bag of raw meat in exchange for the travellers.
▪ Wash your hands after using the bathroom, before beginning food preparation and after working with raw meat or poultry.
▪ By its very nature, raw meat will contain some bacteria.
▪ Juices left in bags that contained raw meat can contaminate the cooked leftovers.
▪ Wash your hands and all cooking utensils and surfaces after preparing raw meat.
▪ Thoroughly wash the containers and all surfaces 011 which raw meat or poultry have been placed. 4.
▪ Keep it that way by preventing it coming into contact with raw meat, poultry and fish.
▪ They pat me on the head and throw a few chunks of raw meat into my bowl.
▪ The survey said that for the first time, there was a shift in reasons given for cutting back on red meat.
▪ When we landed, I saw a red mass of meat hanging off a tree branch.
▪ At the time, Sims also said it planned to dispose of its fresh red meat business.
▪ Lumps of steak pie; livid red meat, clammy puff pastry.
▪ No one touched red meat anymore.
▪ We should cut down on red meat, always choose lean cuts and eat more white meats, such as chicken and turkey.
▪ Jerky is dried, not cooked, meat and can be easily made at home with any of the red meat game.
▪ Serve them chilled either as an aperitif or try them with white meat, poultry dishes and cheeses.
▪ Dark meat has long been considered fatter and less tender than white meat, but more flavourful.
▪ Your white meat Is nightmare food.
▪ Authentic chicken is another good choice, tender pieces of white meat chicken basted with a mild yellow sauce reminiscent of curry.
▪ The muscle fibres of white meat, by contrast, have a low content of myoglobin and mitochondria.
▪ Except the last two, all are made with white meat.
▪ Keep the creamy brown body meat separate from the flaked white claw meat.
▪ His voice churned like a meat grinder that had long been abused by its owner.
▪ They'd laid in for a siege with dozens of eggs, cans of luncheon meat, and tea.
▪ With relatives of the luncheon meat hanging from the racks overhead, the taste seemed different.
▪ These included worms, bread, cheese and meat baits, of which sausage meat and luncheon meat were the most popular.
▪ He lived off squares of luncheon meat and swills of tea.
▪ O'Lone had memories of meat pies and new potatoes, followed by sponge pudding.
▪ I can still see her, tucking those little meat pies inside her leather jacket.
▪ Fresh hose a clean shirt, a cup of claret, a meat pie and a manchet loaf!
▪ Then he ate meat pie and drank tea and could not recall a meal that tasted better.
▪ Leave some of the pastry crust when having meat pies. 4.
▪ Melton Mowbray - those delicious meat pies.
▪ Avoid quiches, pasties and meat pies, but don't be shy of the ubiquitous baked potato.
▪ She's sure to have got out the best china and baked a meat pie or something.
▪ Eat fewer fatty foods such as processed meats and meat products, pies, pastries, crisps and ice cream.
▪ They do not taste like poultry but instead taste like the meat products for which they are named.
▪ Heal Farm delivers all types of meat and meat products - from lamb burgers to ready-marinated chunks for casseroles.
▪ But meat, meat products and poultry need special care.
▪ To make sure the meat is cooked through, you should use a meat thermometer.
▪ Kantor suggested using a meat thermometer.
▪ Use a meat thermometer if possible.
▪ The best test of doneness, however, is the meat thermometer.
▪ Insert a meat thermometer to check internal temperature: 135 for medium rare; 150 for medium.
▪ The three countries are preparing to resume the slaughter of whales for profit and restart the international trade in whale meat.
▪ There are some, Ishmael tells us, who, like Stubb, find whale meat a great delicacy.
▪ Both species are being exploited increasingly as a substitute to whale meat.
▪ No, he Says, let some one else savor the whale meat.
▪ The whales were being killed for sport because the islanders did not require whale meat for survival, she added.
▪ Some, however, continue to end up as whale meat in restaurants.
▪ It was an enormous step for man to cease to be reliant on vegetation, and to add meat to his diet.
▪ Interesting examples that support your point always help to add meat to the bone of your document.
Add onion and garlic to frying pan and cook until just soft. Add to meat and mix well.
▪ She added meat juices, onions, spices.
▪ Next, add the meat, soy sauce, green onions, and deep-fried bean curd.
Add onion and garlic and saute until tender. Add meat, and brown on all sides.
▪ There we hoped to buy fruit, meat, sugar, sand-ladders and inner tubes.
▪ In February, questions surfaced about a $ 33. 7 million contract to buy a soy-based meat substitute called VitaPro.
▪ She has stopped buying meat, and sometimes can not even afford bread.
▪ A consumer must make several decisions when buying meat for the freezer.
▪ Set aside and then cook your meat and fish.
▪ Tightly wrap or store in covered containers all cooked meat, poultry, and fish and shellfish and refrigerate them promptly.
▪ We further demonstrate our human uniqueness by cooking the meat.
▪ Any leftover cooked buffalo meat from roasts can be added just long enough to warm it thoroughly.
▪ They cooked strips of its meat over a fierce wood fire, but the old man's appetite was small.
▪ Perhaps it should be noted that many persons will think that three ounces of cooked lean meat make a stingy portion.
▪ If you thaw by microwave, cook the meat immediately.
▪ Jerky is dried, not cooked, meat and can be easily made at home with any of the red meat game.
▪ We should cut down on red meat, always choose lean cuts and eat more white meats, such as chicken and turkey.
▪ Remove rabbit, separate meat from bones, discard bones, cut meat into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
▪ Hold the knife horizontally and cut between meat and end rib to free the beef.
▪ He watched Bedford cut his meat and eat it.
▪ Pour into the pastry cases and bake for 6-9 minutes. 6. Cut meat into medallions.
▪ I cut up meat for him.
▪ Reducing fat from meat: 1. Cut visible fat off meat. 2.
▪ Note: Ask the butcher or deli person to cut the smoked meat for you in one thick slice.
▪ Vultures the world over eat meat so rotten it makes one's stomach churn just thinking about it.
▪ Of all these horsemen, not a tenth, not even a twentieth eat meat on the march.
▪ Nor did any allergic reactions arise in those who ate the meat of animals who had been fed a gene-spliced soybean diet.
▪ Stillman was a strict carnivore, allowing his patients to eat only lean meat, poultry, eggs, and low-fat cheeses.
▪ Tony ate his meat and potatoes and drank two cups of strong, sweet tea.
▪ They provided meat, eggs, probably feathers and, when available in large enough quantities, manure.
▪ The remaining wholesale cuts provide hamburger, stew meat, short ribs, flank steak, and brisket of beef.
▪ The results of research have indicated that there are already too many fast food operators providing meat in burger form.
▪ The saddle and tenderloin can also sometimes be found, and they provide very succulent meat.
▪ Add the beef and cook quickly on all sides until browned. Remove the meat from the pan. 3.
▪ The next day, remove meat and drain on paper towels.
▪ Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 45 minutes. Remove meat from pot, draining liquid.
▪ Add chicken and sausage to hot oil, turning frequently to ensure even browning. Remove meat to separate container.
▪ With slotted spoon, remove meat from stew.
Remove the lamb shanks with tongs, and when cool enough to handle, remove and shred the meat.
▪ Even as a small boy, I admired the wonderfully simple system which enabled Mr. Thomas to sell a great deal of meat.
▪ Visit several grocery stores which sell meat.
▪ In 1878, the Citterio family started selling their cured meat to a grateful public in Milan.
▪ Farmers are also worried about whether they would be able to sell milk and meat from vaccinated animals.
▪ Women sell barbecued meat and peanuts beneath the shade of a sacred banyan tree.
▪ Athelstan studied the notice posted above the prisoner's head and gathered that he was a butcher who had sold putrid meat.
▪ Once on the continent, they can be sold for meat if nothing else.
▪ In 1912 an official estimated that as many cattle were sold for meat as for transportation and agriculture combined.
▪ One carried a message warning the restaurant to stop serving meat.
▪ Note that this is less than one half of an average serving of meat. 7.
▪ This restaurant serves no drink, this one serves no meat, this one serves no heterosexuals.
meat/fish/tomato etc paste
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ Add beer, tomatoes, and tomato paste and bring to a boil.
▪ In a bowl, combine the red pepper, yoghurt, ketchup, tomato paste and Worcester sauce.
▪ Lacking fresh tomatoes and meat we tried to compensate by piling tomato paste into all our stews and soups and sauces.
▪ So, for a start, be miserly about tomato paste in meat sauces for pasta.
▪ Stir browned onions, molasses, mustard, tomato paste, cloves and cinnamon into beans.
▪ Stir in rice, tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, water, cumin and chiles.
▪ Stir in tomato paste and tarragon.
slab of cake/chocolate/meat etc
▪ Ahead of him a morose-looking man in a cardigan was sorting through slabs of meat in plastic containers.
▪ One of the occupied tables contained a man and woman and child, tucking in to great slabs of meat.
▪ She simply looks satisfied, as if she had just bitten into the most delicious slab of chocolate she ever tasted.
▪ cold meats
▪ Finally we got down to the real meat of the debate.
▪ I stopped eating meat when I was 14.
▪ spaghetti and meat sauce
▪ Anyway, they couldn't light a fire and there was no meat.
▪ His appetite for meat, pasta and pretty women is said to be undiminished.
▪ Lean meat, fish, poultry, dry beans and peas: Five to six ounces cooked daily.
▪ Season the buffalo meat with pepper, thyme, rosemary, salt, ground chili, and cumin.
▪ The works range from the sublime, with textured prints in iridescent gold, to humorously eccentric meat and sky collages.
▪ We can only afford to eat meat twice a week, the rest of the time it's beans and rice.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Meat \Meat\, v. t. To supply with food. [Obs.]

His shield well lined, his horses meated well.


Meat \Meat\ (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. Mast fruit, Mush.]

  1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

    And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.
    --Gen. i. 29.

    Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.
    --Gen. ix. 3.

  2. The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

  3. Specifically: Dinner; the chief meal. [Obs.]

    Meat biscuit. See under Biscuit.

    Meat earth (Mining), vegetable mold.

    Meat fly. (Zo["o]l.) See Flesh fly, under Flesh.

    Meat offering (Script.), an offering of food, esp. of a cake made of flour with salt and oil.

    To go to meat, to go to a meal. [Obs.]

    To sit at meat, to sit at the table in taking food.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English mete "food, item of food" (paired with drink), from Proto-Germanic *mati (cognates: Old Frisian mete, Old Saxon meti, Old Norse matr, Old High German maz, Gothic mats "food," Middle Dutch, Dutch metworst, German Mettwurst "type of sausage"), from PIE *mad-i-, from root *mad- "moist, wet," also with reference to food qualities, (cognates: Sanskrit medas- "fat" (n.), Old Irish mat "pig;" see mast (n.2)).\n

Narrower sense of "flesh used as food" is first attested c.1300; similar sense evolution in French viande "meat," originally "food." Figurative sense of "essential part" is from 1901. Dark meat, white meat popularized 19c., supposedly as euphemisms for leg and breast, but earliest sources use both terms without apparent embarrassment.\n\nThe choicest parts of a turkey are the side bones, the breast, and the thigh bones. The breast and wings are called light meat; the thigh-bones and side-bones dark meat. When a person declines expressing a preference, it is polite to help to both kinds.

[Lydia Maria Child, "The American Frugal Housewife," Boston, 1835]

\nFirst record of meat loaf is from 1876. Meat-market "place where one looks for sex partners" is from 1896 (meat in various sexual senses of "penis, vagina, body regarded as a sex object, prostitute" are attested from 1590s; Old English for "meat-market" was flæsccyping ('flesh-cheaping')); meat wagon "ambulance" is from 1920, American English slang, said to date from World War I (in a literal sense by 1857). Meat-grinder in the figurative sense attested by 1951. Meat-hook in colloquial transferred sense "arm" attested by 1919.

n. 1 (label en now archaic dialectal) food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also (term: meat and drink). {{defdate|from (nowrap: 8th c.)}} 2 (label en now rare) A type of food, a dish. (from 9th c.)

  1. n. the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

  2. the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell" [syn: kernel]

  3. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story" [syn: kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty]


Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times. The advent of civilization allowed the domestication of animals such as chickens, sheep, pigs and cattle, and eventually their use in meat production on an industrial scale.

Meat is mainly composed of water, protein, and fat, and is usually eaten together with other food. It is edible raw, but is normally eaten after it has been cooked and seasoned or processed in a variety of ways. Unprocessed meat will spoil or rot within hours or days as a result of infection with and decomposition by bacteria and fungi.

Most often, meat refers to skeletal muscle and associated fat and other tissues, but it may also describe other edible tissues such as offal. Meat is sometimes also used in a more restrictive sense – the flesh of mammalian species (pigs, cattle, lambs, etc.) raised and prepared for human consumption, to the exclusion of fish, other seafood, poultry or other animals.

Meat (disambiguation)

Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food.

Meat may also refer to:

Meat (album)

Meat is an album by Hawksley Workman, released January 19, 2010 on Isadora Records and Universal Music Canada.

The album was a longlisted nominee for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize.

Meat (Torchwood)

"Meat" is the fourth episode of the second series of British science fiction television series Torchwood, which was first broadcast by BBC Two on 6 February 2008. It was written by Catherine Tregenna, who had previously written episodes for the first series of the show, directed by Colin Teague and produced by Richard Stokes and Chris Chibnall. The episode featured the five initial series regulars John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoko Mori and Gareth David Lloyd plus recurring actor Kai Owen in a central role.

Torchwood initially depicts a small team of alien-hunters known as Torchwood Three, based in the Welsh city of Cardiff. In the premiere episode of the first series Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) is introduced as a newcomer to the organisation who keeps her job secret from boyfriend Rhys Williams (Kai Owen). The episode "Meat" depicts the two aspects of Gwen's double life coming into conflict as Rhys finds himself caught up in Torchwood's investigation into a corrupt meat trade stemming from human exploitation of a stranded benevolent alien. Rhys helps Torchwood in their attempts to apprehend the human villains of the episode and his bravery makes Gwen realise that she should no longer keep secrets from him.

The episode was filmed in and around Cardiff between June and July 2007 as part of the second production block of the series. The production team used the episode to expand Rhys' role in the series, due to their appreciation of actor Kai Owen's performances in the first series and the contention of executive producer Russell T Davies that the character should be seen as less of a "sap" in the second series. The alien "space whale" seen in the episode was created using computer-generated imagery, with the exception of a cut section wound where the humans had been carving meat from. Tregenna characterised the monster as resembling "a giant kebab". A more elaborate design was previously considered, but both Tregenna and Davies felt that this would detract from the alien's suitability to the plot.

According to consolidated figures the episode was watched by 3.28 million viewers on its BBC two debut, aggregated to 4.74 million viewers after taking into consideration two repeat broadcasts the same week. Reviews of the episode ranged from mostly negative to very positive. Most commentators praised the larger role of Rhys in the episode, the performance of actor Kai Owen and the realism of the acting and dialogue overall. However, a large proportion of reviewers criticised the special effects used to create the alien and it was subsequently compared by some to resembling a sock puppet or hand puppet. Whilst some reviewers identified with the plight of the alien, others felt that its poor realisation meant that it was hard to feel any sympathy for it.

Usage examples of "meat".

For if so be it doth not, then may ye all abide at home, and eat of my meat, and drink of my cup, but little chided either for sloth or misdoing, even as it hath been aforetime.

Besides the glands, both surfaces of the leaves and the pedicels of the tentacles bear numerous minute papillae, which absorb carbonate of ammonia, an infusion of raw meat, metallic salts, and probably many other substances, but the absorption of matter by these papillae never induces inflection.

If, however, meat had been placed on the glands of these same tentacles before they had begun to secrete copiously and to absorb, they undoubtedly would have affected the exterior rows.

After a leaf had been left in a weak infusion of raw meat for 10 hours, the cells of the papillae had evidently absorbed animal matter, for instead of limpid fluid they now contained small aggregated masses of protoplasm, which slowly and incessantly changed their forms.

It was deep twilight when Ace sat down in front of the fire and attacked the tender, roasted meat, washing it down with swallows of coffee.

Fat, heavily moving Chrys-anthe stayed at home, in the konak of Ali Aga which the captain had taken over, and prepared the baked meats for the great day when the Moslem woman was to become a Christian.

Raw meat is too powerful a stimulant, and even small bits generally injure, and sometimes kill, the leaves to which they are given: the aggregated masses of protoplasm become dingy or almost colourless, and present an unusual granular appearance, as is likewise the case with leaves which have been immersed in a very strong solution of carbonate of ammonia.

A very strong solution of this salt and rather large bits of raw meat prevent the aggregated masses being well developed.

No food element has been more closely linked to arterial aging than these kinds of fats, found mostly in meats, full-fat dairy products, baked goods, fried fast foods, and palm and coconut oils.

Our cooks employ it with vinegar for making the mint sauce which we eat with roast lamb, because of its condimentary virtues as a spice to the immature meat, whilst the acetic acid of the vinegar serves to help dissolve the crude albuminous fibre.

Looking around, Alec quickly spotted an old man grilling skewers of meat over a brazier nearby.

For Paks, this was the meat of it: whose side had Alured been on from the beginning?

As he carried the hides and the meat out to the snow, he heard a clank as Mordec thrust the andiron into the forge to heat it again.

The knight is to his chamber led anon, And is unarmed, and to meat y-set.

This is because most red meat in this country is also very fatty, containing high percentages of a certain Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid known as arachidonic acid.