proofing

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English[edit]

Automatic proofing in a machine.

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Noun[edit]

proofing (countable and uncountable, plural proofings)

  1. A step in creating yeast breads and baked goods, during which the yeast is allowed to leaven the dough.
    Synonym: blooming
    Coordinate term: bulk fermentation
    Hypernyms: fermentation, leavening

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Verb[edit]

proofing

  1. present participle of proof

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