Examples of pith in a Sentence
finally got to the pith of the discussion
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Using a fine grater, grate the yellow zest from 2 of the lemons (avoid the white pith or the mixture will taste bitter) into a small saucepan.
Remove all of the peel and pith by strips, top to bottom, using the blade of your knife to cut away as little of the juicy flesh as possible.
The human foot is perfectly designed to crush grapes without breaking the inner pith (a move that would release bitter flavors into your port).
The resulting wine is vinified to preserve tantalizing tang, and expresses ripe fruit, pith, and a suggestion of salt.
Cut chiles in half lengthwise; discard seeds and pith.
Using a vegetable peeler, remove the skin from the oranges, leaving as little pith on the peel as possible. Finely mince orange peel and add to the mixing bowl.
Zest the lemon with a Microplane grater or zester (no white pith).
Use a serrated or paring knife to cut the peel and the pith away from the fruit in strips, top to bottom.
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sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short);
Definition of pith
- pith cattle
PITH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pith for English Language Learners
: the white covering that is found under the skin of oranges, lemons, etc.
: the most important part of something
PITH Defined for Kids
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