Definitions for confectionkənˈfɛk ʃən
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a food rich in sugar
the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
confect, confection, comfit(verb)
make into a confection
"This medicine is home-confected"
A food item prepared very sweet, frequently decorated in fine detail, and often preserved with sugar, such as a candy, sweetmeat, fruit preserve, pastry, cake or the like.
The table was covered with all sorts of tempting confections.
The act or process of confecting; the process of making, compounding, or preparing something.
The result of such a process; something made up or confected; a concoction.
The defense attorney maintained that the charges were a confection of the local police.
An artistic, musical, or literary work taken as frivolous, amusing, or contrived; a composition of a light nature.
Something, such as a garment or a decoration, seen as very elaborate, delicate, or luxurious, usually also seen as impractical or non-utilitarian.
A preparation of medicine sweetened with sugar, honey, syrup, or the like; an electuary.
To make into a confection, prepare as a confection.
Origin: Attested since 1345, from confection, from confeccion, from confectionem (nominative confectio), from confectus, past participle of conficere, from com- + facere. Originally "the making by means of ingredients"; sense of "candy or light pastry" predominant since 1500's.
a composition of different materials
a preparation of fruits or roots, etc., with sugar; a sweetmeat
a composition of drugs
a soft solid made by incorporating a medicinal substance or substances with sugar, sirup, or honey
Origin: [F., fr. L. confectio.]
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- сладкиш, бонбонBulgarian
- Konfekt, BonbonGerman
- confección, hechuraSpanish
- confection, bonbonFrench
- édesség, konfekcióHungarian
- コンフェクション, お菓子Japanese
- konpeksi, gula-gulaMalay
- конди́терские изде́лия, сладость, сласть, конфетаRussian
- sötsak, konfektSwedish
- konfeksiyon, şekerlemeTurkish
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