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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poached egg, dropped egg(noun)

    egg cooked in gently boiling water


  1. poached egg(Noun)

    A chicken egg that has been cooked by gently breaking it into simmering water.


  1. Poached egg

    A poached egg is an egg that has been cooked by poaching, that is, in simmering liquid. This method of preparation is favored because a very consistent and predictable result can be attained with precise timing, as the boiling point of water removes the temperature variable from the cooking process.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poached egg in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poached egg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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