steeping

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

steeping

  1. Present participle of steep.

NounEdit

steeping (plural steepings)

  1. The act by which something is steeped.
    • 1838, George Adolphus Wigney, An Elementary Dictionary, Or, Cyclopaediae, for the Use of Maltsters, Brewers &c. (page 28)
      It is usual to expect, that the first two or three wettings or steepings of grain, at the commencement of the malting season, will not make so good malt as succeeding steepings []
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