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Definition of Flour


  1. The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal separated by bolting; hence, the fine and soft powder of any substance; as, flour of emery; flour of mustard.
  2. To grind and bolt; to convert into flour; as, to flour wheat.
  3. To sprinkle with flour.

Flour Quotations

Baking makes me focus. On weighing the sugar. On sieving the flour. I find it calming and rewarding because, in fairness, it is sort of magic - you start off with all this disparate stuff, such as butter and eggs, and what you end up with is so totally different. And also delicious.
Marian Keyes

If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour.
Jose Marti

Affluence separates people. Poverty knits 'em together. You got some sugar and I don't; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I'll give you some of mine.
Ray Charles

We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour.
Mikhail Kalashnikov

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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Flour Translations

flour in Danish is mel
flour in Dutch is meel, bloem
flour in Finnish is jauhot
flour in French is farine
flour in German is Mehl
flour in Hungarian is liszt
flour in Italian is farina
flour in Norwegian is mel
flour in Portuguese is farinha
flour in Spanish is harina
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