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English definition of “toss”

toss

verb (FOOD)    /tɒs/ US  /tɑːs/
[T] When you toss food you shake or mix small pieces of it together with a sauce or dressing: a tossed salad carrots tossed in butterPreparing foodPreparing food using heat toss a pancake UK to quickly and suddenly lift the pan in which a pancake (= a thin, flat, round cake) is cooking so that the pancake goes up into the air and turns over before falling back into the panPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of toss verb (FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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