crumb structure


Definition of crumb structure

: a soil condition suitable for farming in which the soil particles are aggregated into crumbs

Examples of crumb structure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, a deck oven with steam and vent features helps produce a baguette with a better rise and crumb structure than can be achieved with a convection oven. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "'We just wanted to do it for ourselves': Top Indianapolis pastry chef opens a bakery/cafe," 26 Aug. 2020 Without enough sulfur, bread has a harder crust and poor crumb structure — resulting in something more like a brick than a baguette. Julie Ingwersen Reuters, Star Tribune, "As acid rain is curtailed, wheat gets less sulfur needed for tasty bread," 1 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of crumb structure

circa 1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Crumb structure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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