Examples of pith in a Sentence
finally got to the pith of the discussion
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Meanwhile, working one at a time, cut all peel and white pith from citrus; discard.
With vegetable peeler, remove 6 strips lemon zest, avoiding white pith; thinly slice crosswise.
Don’t separate into segments by hand or the not-as-pretty-or-tasty pith will be exposed.
Use a paring knife to remove as much of the white pith from the skin as possible.
With vegetable peeler, remove 6 strips lemon zest, avoiding white pith
Using a peeler, remove the white part—the pith—from the orange part—the rind.
Using a vegetable peeler, skin lemons, avoiding the white pith, and put the peels in a large heatproof bowl.
Use a Microplane zester to grate zest of the 2 lemons (no pith) over the fish.
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Origin and Etymology of pith
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, crux, pivot, point, root, sum
Related Wordscourse, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis
Definition of pith
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