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seasoning (countable and uncountable, plural seasonings)

  1. (cooking) Something used to add taste or flavour to food, such as a condiment, herb or spice.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Anything added to increase enjoyment.
  3. A coat of polymerized oil inside a cooking vessel which renders the surface non-stick.
  4. (archaic) An alcoholic intoxication.
    Some of our gentlemen officers, happening to stop at a tavern, or rather a sort of grogshop, took such a seasoning that two or three of them became “quite frisky.”
  5. In diamond-cutting, the charging of the laps or wheels with diamond dust and oil.

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seasoning

  1. present participle of season

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