blanch
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blanch(
blahnch
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to turn white)
a. palidecer
The soldier blanched when the sergeant ordered him to execute the hostage.El soldado palideció cuando el sargento le ordenó ejecutar al rehén.
b. ponerse pálido
Everyone blanched when they heard the terrible news.Todos se pusieron pálidos cuando oyeron la terrible noticia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (culinary)
a. escaldar
Blanch the almonds and then chop them finely.Escalda las almendras y después pícalas finamente.
b. blanquear
The vegetables will look better on the platter if we blanch them first.Las verduras se verán mejor en el plato si las blanqueamos antes.
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blanch
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (culinary)
a. escaldar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (go pale)
a. palidecer, ponerse pálido(a)
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blanch [blɑːntʃ]
intransitive verb
[+person] palidecer
transitive verb
(Cookery) blanquear; (boil) escaldar
blanched almonds almendras (f) peladas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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