tenderizer

tenderize

[ten-duh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), tenderized, tenderizing.
to make (meat) tender, as by pounding or by a chemical process or treatment.
Also, especially British, tenderise.


Origin:
1725–35; tender1 + -ize

tenderization, noun
tenderizer, noun
untenderized, adjective
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tenderize or tenderise (ˈtɛndəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make (meat) tender by pounding it to break down the fibres, by steeping it in a marinade, or by treating it with a tenderizer
 
tenderise or tenderise
 
vb
 
tenderi'zation or tenderise
 
n
 
tenderi'sation or tenderise
 
n

tenderizer or tenderiser (ˈtɛndəˌraɪzə)
 
n
a substance, such as the plant enzyme papain, rubbed onto meat to soften the fibres and make it more tender
 
tenderiser or tenderiser
 
n

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