shortening

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shortening (countable and uncountable, plural shortenings)

  1. (US, cooking) Fat that is solid at room temperature, such as margarine or lard (not usually used of butter), used to make shortcrust pastry.
  2. verbal noun of shorten - a reduction in length.

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shortening

  1. present participle of shorten

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