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Compressed yeast
Compressed yeast Com*pressed" yeast A cake yeast made by filtering the cells from the liquid in which they are grown, subjecting to heavy pressure, and mixing with starch or flour.
Yeast cake
Yeast cake, a mealy cake impregnated with the live germs of the yeast plant, and used as a conveniently transportable substitute for yeast. Yeast plant (Bot.), the vegetable organism, or fungus, of which beer yeast consists. The yeast plant is composed of simple cells, or granules, about one three-thousandth of an inch in diameter, often united into filaments which reproduce by budding, and under certain circumstances by the formation of spores. The name is extended to other ferments of the same genus. See Saccharomyces. Yeast powder, a baling powder, -- used instead of yeast in leavening bread.
Yeast plant
Yeast cake, a mealy cake impregnated with the live germs of the yeast plant, and used as a conveniently transportable substitute for yeast. Yeast plant (Bot.), the vegetable organism, or fungus, of which beer yeast consists. The yeast plant is composed of simple cells, or granules, about one three-thousandth of an inch in diameter, often united into filaments which reproduce by budding, and under certain circumstances by the formation of spores. The name is extended to other ferments of the same genus. See Saccharomyces. Yeast powder, a baling powder, -- used instead of yeast in leavening bread.
Yeast powder
Yeast cake, a mealy cake impregnated with the live germs of the yeast plant, and used as a conveniently transportable substitute for yeast. Yeast plant (Bot.), the vegetable organism, or fungus, of which beer yeast consists. The yeast plant is composed of simple cells, or granules, about one three-thousandth of an inch in diameter, often united into filaments which reproduce by budding, and under certain circumstances by the formation of spores. The name is extended to other ferments of the same genus. See Saccharomyces. Yeast powder, a baling powder, -- used instead of yeast in leavening bread.
Yeast-bitten
Yeast-bitten Yeast"-bit`ten, a. (Brewing) A term used of beer when the froth of the yeast has re["e]ntered the body of the beer.
Yeastiness
Yeastiness Yeast"i*ness, n. The quality or state of being yeasty, or frothy.
Yeasty
Yeasty Yeast"y, a. Frothy; foamy; spumy, like yeast.

Meaning of Yeast from wikipedia

- Yeasts are eukaryotic, single-celled microorganisms classified as members of the fungus kingdom. The first yeast originated hundreds of millions of years...
- Nutritional yeast, also referred to as nooch or hippy dust, is a deactivated yeast, often a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, that is sold commercially...
- Baker's yeast is the common name for the strains of yeast commonly used in baking bread and other bakery products, serving as a leavening agent which...
- Saccharomyces cerevisiae (/ˌsɛrəˈvɪsi.iː/) is a species of yeast (single-celled fungus microorganisms). The species has been instrumental in winemaking...
- Yeast extracts consist of the cell contents of yeast without the cell walls; they are used as food additives or flavorings, or as nutrients for bacterial...
- and yeast", and is formed after the completion of a unique fermentation process of lactic acid bacteria (LAB), acetic acid bacteria (AAB), and yeast to...
- The role of yeast in winemaking is the most important element that distinguishes wine from grape juice. In the absence of oxygen, yeast converts the sugars...
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- Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast). When it affects the mouth, in some countries it is commonly called thrush...
- The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a simple single-celled eukaryote with both a diploid and haploid mode of existence. The mating of yeast only occurs...