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yeast

yeast

 
pronunciation:
yist
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of the minute cells or froth of certain fungi used to ferment alcohol, make dough rise, or manufacture certain medicines.
definition 2: a powdered or solid commercial preparation of such a substance.
definition 3: any of various related small fungi.
definition 4: something that causes agitation or accelerated activity.
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