wire whisk

wire whisk

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  • Whisk — Whisk, n. [Probably for wisk, and of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. visk a wisp; akin to Dan. visk, Sw. viska, D. wisch, OHG. wisc, G. wisch. See {Wisp}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whisk — [hwisk, wisk] n. [ME wisk < ON visk, wisp, brush < IE * weisk (< * weis , supple twig, broom) > Ger wischen, to wipe] 1. a) the act of brushing with a quick, light, sweeping motion b) such a motion 2. a small bunch of straw, twigs,… …   English World dictionary

  • Whisk — A whisk is a cooking utensil used in food preparation to blend ingredients smooth, or to incorporate air into a mixture, in a process known as or . Most whisks consist of a long, narrow handle with a series of wire loops joined at the end. The… …   Wikipedia

  • whisk — I UK [wɪsk] / US / US [hwɪsk] noun [countable] Word forms whisk : singular whisk plural whisks a kitchen tool that consists of several long closed curves of wire joined to a handle that you quickly move through a soft food to put air into it II… …   English dictionary

  • whisk — whisk1 [ wısk, hwısk ] noun count a kitchen tool that consists of several long closed curves of wire joined to a handle that you quickly move through a soft food to put air into it whisk whisk 2 [ wısk, hwısk ] verb 1. ) transitive to mix… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whisk — [[t](h)wɪsk, wɪsk[/t]] v. t. 1) to move with a rapid sweeping stroke: to whisk the dishes off the table[/ex] 2) to sweep with a whisk broom or brush 3) to draw, snatch, etc., lightly and rapidly: to whisk a child from danger[/ex] 4) to whip to a… …   From formal English to slang

  • whisk — /hwisk, wisk/, v.t. 1. to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke: She whisked everything off the table with her arm. 2. to sweep (dust, crumbs, etc., or a surface) with a whisk broom, brush, or the like. 3. to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and… …   Universalium

  • whisk — 1 verb (T) to mix liquid or soft things very quickly so that air is mixed in, especially with a fork or a whisk whisk sb/sth away phrasal verb (T) 1 to take or remove something very quickly: He whisked the letter away before I could read it. 2 to …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • whisk — 1. noun a) A quick, light sweeping motion. With a quick whisk, she swept the cat from the pantry with her broom. b) A kitchen utensil, made from stiff …   Wiktionary

  • whisk — whisk1 [wısk] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) to mix liquid, eggs etc very quickly so that air is mixed in, using a fork or a whisk 2.) [always + adverb/preposition] to take someone or something quickly… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whisk — I. noun Etymology: Middle English wisk, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse visk wisp; akin to Old English wiscian to plait Date: 14th century 1. a quick light brushing or whipping motion 2. a. a usually wire kitchen utensil used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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