uncooked

adjective
un·cooked | \ ˌən-ˈku̇kt \

Definition of uncooked 

: not cooked : raw uncooked shrimp

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Synonyms & Antonyms for uncooked

Synonyms

raw

Antonyms

cooked

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Examples of uncooked in a Sentence

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When the fries drop into the hot oil, the batter, made mostly of uncooked starch, cooks instantaneously to form the crispy outer layer. Rachel Abrams, The Seattle Times, "Out of the fryer and into the Uber car: Idaho-based Lamb Weston trying to deliver crispy fries," 3 July 2018 Then, Brava's staff of seven chefs looked at those toast pics—uncooked bread, cooked toast, burned toast—and helped put together a kind of matrix for what an ideal piece of toast looks like. Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Brava Hopes to Heat Up the 'Smart Kitchen' With a $995 Oven," 10 July 2018 When the fries drop into the hot oil, the batter, made mostly of uncooked starch, cooks instantaneously to form the crispy outer layer. Rachel Abrams, The Seattle Times, "Out of the fryer and into the Uber car: Idaho-based Lamb Weston trying to deliver crispy fries," 3 July 2018 Avoid cross-contamination, like using the same utensils on uncooked meat and food that will be served raw, and keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold. Jane Wester, charlotteobserver, "Dozens sick after eating food contaminated with feces at potluck birthday party," 2 July 2018 Then people who liked licking the dough from the spoon went for ice cream, with little nuggets of uncooked dough mixed in. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Cookie dough by the scoop: It's a thing in Milford & Mt. Washington & coming to Pendleton," 2 July 2018 For the old way, wrap uncooked potatoes in foil, place the packet in a medium-hot spot, and forget about it. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: On the Fourth, salmon with herb oil and smashed whole potatoes are on the grill," 2 July 2018 When the fries drop into the hot oil, the batter, made mostly of uncooked starch, cooks instantaneously to form the crispy outer layer. Rachel Abrams, New York Times, "A French Fry Gets Soggy in 5 Minutes. This Company Wants to Keep It Crispy for 60.," 29 June 2018 Consuming over 100mg of soy isoflavones (the equivalent of 6 oz uncooked tempeh or 16 cups soy milk) daily was linked to reduced ovarian function, found a Journal of Nutrition review. Marygrace Taylor, Good Housekeeping, "Is Soy Good Or Bad For You? We Have The Science-Backed Answer.," 17 May 2017

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First Known Use of uncooked

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncooked was circa 1775

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