: 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 WebFor 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, 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, 1 Aug. 2020
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