macerate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to help make smooth by soaking or steeping in a liquid.
    • to split up into constituents by soaking.
    • resulting in in order to become lean, usually by hunger; emaciate.
    • In order to make slim; to cause to waste away.
    • To subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify.
    • To soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the elements of by steeping.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To Be smooth or sectioned off into constituents by soaking: "Their winemaker allowed the juice and skins for the white red grapes to macerate together overnight before pushing” ( Gerald Asher).
  • noun:
    • A substance prepared or from macerating.
    • A macerated material.
  • verb:
    • To soften (something) or split (some thing) into pieces by soaking (it) in a heated or unheated fluid.
    • to produce lean; to cause to waste away.
    • To subdue the desire for food by bad or scanty diet; to mortify.
    • become soft or separate and disintegrate as a consequence of exorbitant soaking
    • separate into constituents by soaking
    • cause to develop slim or poor
    • soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and trigger to disintegrate because of this
  • others:
    • To steep or soak nearly to option; soften and split up the parts of by steeping in a fluid, typically without heat, or because of the digestion procedure: as, to maceratc a plant when it comes to removal of the medicinal properties; food is macerated when you look at the tummy.
    • to produce slim; cause to cultivate lean or even waste away.
    • To harass or mortify; stress; annoy.

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