leavening definition

  • noun:
    • a realtor that creates increasing, fermentation, or ferment; leaven.
    • a leavening agent
    • The act of making light, or causing to ferment, by means of leaven.
    • That which leavens or tends to make light.
    • The work of creating light by way of leaven; the work of interesting fermentation in anything.
    • whatever leavens or makes light.
    • a substance used to create fermentation in dough or a liquid
    • an influence that actually works subtly to lighten or modify anything
  • adjective:
    • made light by aeration

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