What does caramel mean?

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ˈkær ə məl, -ˌmɛl, ˈkɑr məlcaramel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caramelnoun

    firm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milk

  2. caramel, caramelized sugarnoun

    burnt sugar; used to color and flavor food

  3. yellowish brown, raw sienna, buff, caramel, caramel brownadjective

    a medium to dark tan color

  4. caramel, caramel brownadjective

    having the color of caramel; of a moderate yellow-brown

Wiktionary

  1. caramelnoun

    A smooth, chewy, sticky confection made by heating sugar and other ingredients until the sugars polymerize and become sticky

  2. caramelnoun

    A piece of such candy

  3. caramelnoun

    A yellow-brown color

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caramelnoun

    burnt sugar; a brown or black porous substance obtained by heating sugar. It is soluble in water, and is used for coloring spirits, gravies, etc

    Etymology: [F. caramel (cf. Sp. caramelo), LL. canna mellis, cannamella, canamella, calamellus mellitus, sugar cane, from or confused with L. canna reed + mel, mellis, honey. See Cane.]

  2. Caramelnoun

    a kind of confectionery, usually a small cube or square of tenacious paste, or candy, of varying composition and flavor

    Etymology: [F. caramel (cf. Sp. caramelo), LL. canna mellis, cannamella, canamella, calamellus mellitus, sugar cane, from or confused with L. canna reed + mel, mellis, honey. See Cane.]

Freebase

  1. Caramel

    Caramel is a beige to dark-brown confectionery product made by heating any of a variety of sugars. It is used as a flavoring in puddings and desserts, as a filling in bonbons, and as a topping for ice cream, custards, and caramel corn. The process of caramelization consists of heating sugar slowly to around 170 °C. As the sugar heats, the molecules break down and re-form into compounds with a characteristic color and flavor. A variety of candies, desserts, and confections are made with caramel: brittles, nougats, pralines, crème brûlée, crème caramel, and caramel apples.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caramel

    kar′a-mel, n. a dark-brown substance produced by the action of heat on sugar, used in colouring whisky, wines, &c.: a kind of confection, usually of chocolate, sugar, and butter.—Also Car′omel. [Fr.—Sp. caramelo; further origin dubious.]

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  1. ceramal

  2. maceral

  3. reclama

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caramel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caramel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of caramel in a Sentence

  1. Adam Spencer:

    I was doing a ‘Lemmy’ [Motrhead's legendary rock and roll front man] themed burger and his favorite drink was Jack Daniels and Coke. I made a caramel with this in it and it tasted amazing.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Science plays the board game Doctor, they know that the human body is the main key to the secrets of the universe and existence itself, but immortality will give the most important secret of life, and it will tell you that over time a person does not value anything, he is just a spectator and a consumer with popcorn which symbolizes values, for the pessimist it is salty; for the optimist, sweet-caramel hedonism.

  3. Paul Byrne:

    Think of like a Milky Way bar or a Mars bar, its where the chocolate and caramel touch, that depth, you can treat that as the thickness of the brittle, rigid layer.

  4. Jeffrey Godsick:

    It’s a premium lager, it’s got a very good balance of flavor and refreshment to it. It’s fairly deep golden in color. It’s got a hint of fruit to it. It’s got a caramel aromatic to it.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. eminent
    • B. foreordained
    • C. tacky
    • D. appellative

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