Definitions for caramelizeˈkær ə məˌlaɪz, ˈkɑr mə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

car•a•mel•izeˈkær ə məˌlaɪz, ˈkɑr mə-(v.t.; v.i.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to convert or be converted into caramel.

    Category: Cooking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caramelize, caramelise(verb)

    be converted into caramel

    "The sugar caramelized"

  2. caramelize, caramelise(verb)

    convert to caramel


  1. caramelize(Verb)

    (Cooking) To convert sugar into caramel.

  2. caramelize(Verb)

    (Cooking) To brown sugar by means of heat.

    Slowly cooking the onions will caramelize them, which brings out the sweetness and gives them a brown color.


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