Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Soybean oil \Soy"bean oil\ (soi"b[=e]n` oil), n. an oil obtained from the soybean ( Glycine max), rich in protein, fats, sterols, and phospholipids, used as a food and in paints and varnishes and in various industrial applications; -- called also soya oil. It is also used in preparing the sauce called soy or soy sauce.
n. A condiment sauce and ingredient made from fermented soybeans, salt, and sometimes wheat. Common in Asian cuisine.
n. thin sauce made of fermented soy beans [syn: soy]
Soy sauce (also called soya sauce) is a condiment made from a fermented paste of boiled soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds. It originated in China in the 2nd century AD and spread throughout East and Southeast Asia where it is used in cooking and as a condiment.
Soy Sauce is the third full-length album of Mexican Institute of Sound.
Usage examples of "soy sauce".
Without measuring, she doused the celery with sesame oil and soy sauce, chatting as if she were on a talk show for cooks.
Piltariab asked, stepping close to Cavanagh, a rush of baking-oat-bread concern momentarily supplanting the soy sauce.
Afterward, she was fed broiled fluke fin in soy sauce, a superb cold seaweed salad, chicken yakitori, rice, and a pale gold tea the taste of which was unfamiliar to her.
Eiko gripped a piece of fatty toro with the end of her chopsticks and, after dipping it delicately in soy sauce, popped it into her mouth.
Standing in a street stinking of fish, the Sumida river nearby, they ate a quick meal of soba noodles and flaked bonito drenched in a fishy soy sauce, and washed it all down with green tea.
All in all, with the plastic packet of soy sauce from the takeout, it was enough.
Then he chopped up the garlic and scallions, added the slivers of ginger and the soy sauce, then the garlic, and got that mixture going in a saucepan.
Sushi, arranged on a large plate around a little dish of soy sauce.