Definitions for kneadnid
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching.
to manipulate by similar movements, as the body in a massage.
to make by kneading:
to knead bread.
Origin of knead:
bef. 950; ME kneden, OE cnedan, c. OS knedan, OHG chnetan
"knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
massage, rub down, knead(verb)
manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
"She rubbed down her child with a sponge"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to press into with your hands
Knead the dough for ten minutes.
To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; especially, to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, the materials of bread, cake, etc.
To treat or form as if by kneading; to beat.
To make a an alternating pressing motion with the two front paws.
Origin: kneden, from cnedan, from knedanan, from gnet- ‘to press together’ (cf. Old Prussian gnode ‘kneading trough’, Albanian ngjesh, Slovenian gnésti ‘to knead, press’), from ‘to ball up, pinch, compress’.
to work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; esp., to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, as the materials of bread, cake, etc.; as, to knead dough
fig.: To treat or form as by kneading; to beat
Translations for knead
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to press together and work (dough etc) with the fingers
His mother was kneading (dough) in the kitchen.
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- nhào trộnVietnamese
- 揉（面团）Chinese (Simp.)
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