Definitions for SPICEspaɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
spicespaɪs(n.; v.)spiced, spic•ing.
(n.)a pungent or aromatic vegetable substance, as pepper or cinnamon, used to season food.
such substances collectively.
a spicy or aromatic odor or fragrance.
something that gives zest or piquancy:
The anecdotes added spice to the speech.
Archaic. a small quantity; trace.
(v.t.)to season with spice.
to give zest, piquancy, or interest to.
Origin of spice:
1175–1225; (n.) ME, aph. form of OF espice < L speciēs appearance, sort, kind (see species ), in LL (pl.): wares, spices, drugs
aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
spiciness, spice, spicery(verb)
the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
spice, spice up(verb)
make more interesting or flavorful
"Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"
zest, spice, spice up(verb)
add herbs or spices to
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a strong hot-tasting substance used to give food flavor
interest or excitement
Variety is the spice of life.
to season food with spices
banana bread spiced with cinnamon
a vegetable production of many kinds, fragrant or aromatic and pungent to the taste, as pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, allspice, ginger, cloves, etc., which are used in cookery and to flavor sauces, pickles, etc
figuratively, that which enriches or alters the quality of a thing in a small degree, as spice alters the taste of food; that which gives zest or pungency; a slight flavoring; a relish; hence, a small quantity or admixture; a sprinkling; as, a spice of mischief
to season with spice, or as with spice; to mix aromatic or pungent substances with; to flavor; to season; as, to spice wine; to spice one's words with wit
to fill or impregnate with the odor of spices
to render nice or dainty; hence, to render scrupulous
SPICE is a general-purpose, open source analog electronic circuit simulator. It is a powerful program that is used in integrated circuit and board-level design to check the integrity of circuit designs and to predict circuit behavior.
Translations for SPICE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a usually strong-smelling, sharp-tasting vegetable substance used to flavour food (eg pepper or nutmeg)
We added cinnamon and other spices.
- condimentoPortuguese (BR)
- das GewürzGerman
- μπαχαρικό, καρύκευμαGreek
- (terav) maitseaineEstonian
- začin, mirodijaCroatian
- przyprawa (korzenna)Polish
- специя; пряностьRussian
- 調味品Chinese (Trad.)
- спеція; прянощіUkrainian
- گرم مسالے کا کوئی جزUrdu
- gia vịVietnamese
- 调味品Chinese (Simp.)
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