Examples of ripen in a Sentence
The tomatoes finished ripening on the windowsill.
You can ripen the fruit by placing it in a paper bag and storing it at room temperature for a few days.
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Skip quick-ripening bananas and reach for long-lasting apples.
Cooling and smashing each piece of fruit opens up more surface area for Kirnon to turn the sugars liberated by ripening into a form-fitting coat of heady plantain caramel with the final fry.
As for the ripening, some varieties ripen one to two months later than others.
That’s another indicator that tomatoes do not need direct sun exposure for ripening.
Going forward into July, the blueberry and raspberry harvests should continue with blackberries ripening and reaching peak flavor.
Plump, flavorful figs ripen on attractive shrubs or small trees that make excellent accents for the patio or garden.
Citrus Much like with melons, citrus doesn't continue to ripen after it's picked.
Late summer and early fall bring peaches, apples and Asian pears, which all need the large amount of daylight to mature and the shortening amount of light to ripen.
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RIPEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ripen for English Language Learners
: to become ripe and ready to eat
: to make (something) ripe
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