how to pronounce blanch

blæntʃ

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meanings of blanch

verb:

  1. To cook by dipping briefly into boiling water, then directly into cold water.
  2. To bleach by excluding the light, for example the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together.
  3. To make white by removing the skin of, for example by scalding.
  4. To whiten, for example the surface of meat, by plunging into boiling water and afterwards into cold, so as to harden the surface and retain the juices.
  5. To give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to whiten;.
  6. To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach.
  7. To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed.
  8. To grow or become white.
  9. To give a white lustre to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining).
  10. To cause to turn aside or back.
  11. To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin.
  12. To use evasion.

name:

  1. A female given name from French, a less common spelling of Blanche.

words with pronunciation similar to blanch

branchplantsblackedlaunchlatchbleachflinchbrunchstanchlunch

words that rhyme with blanch

branchstanchranchtrancheavalanche