Translation of "shortening" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

shortening

noun [ U ] uk /ˈʃɔː.tən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈʃɔːrt.nɪŋ/ US

a type of solid vegetable oil, or sometimes butter or lard (= fat from animals), that is used in cooking, especially to make pastry soft and crumbly (= easily broken)

(尤指使酥饼松脆的)起酥油(如黄油)

(Translation of “shortening” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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