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gummy

1. Austral a small crustacean-eating shark, Mustelus antarcticus, with bony ridges resembling gums in its mouth
2. NZ an old ewe that has lost its incisor teeth
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In relation to the texture, it can be seen from the table of means (Table 3) that the jelly obtained with the cultivar 'Biuti' is characterized by resulting in a jelly with the highest hardness, adhesiveness and gumminess values.
Hardness, gumminess, and chewiness of model sausages were affected by ageing period of lamb loins prior to freezing (p < 0.
The average values of chewiness, springiness, resilience, and gumminess displayed significant variations (P [less than or equal to] 0.
The dozen housewives who gathered in a Rome hotel recently took their work terribly seriously - rating plates of pasta for chewiness, saltiness, gumminess or done-ness.
Meat samples (five repetitions) were deformed parallel to the direction of muscle fiber and the hardness, chewiness, gumminess and compressibility measured.
The meatloaf was prepared well, without the gumminess that so often occurs with less than adequate meatloaf.
0800--Instrumental Investigations Of Physical Gumminess Of A Medical Grade Epoxy-Amine Adhesive After Curing
After a little more time and practice, everything ran smooothly, albeit with a little gumminess here and there.
The TAPlus is an easy to use instrument for the evaluation of textural properties (hardness, stickiness, gumminess, adhesiveness, bloom strength, etc) of a wide range of raw and processed food products at all stages of manufacture.
Hardiness, brittleness, and gumminess are important physical properties, which determine the overall quality of tofu.
Half a century has passed since Manny Farber wrote in these pages about underground films, by which he meant the urban crime movies watched by male loiterers near the Greyhound station, in theaters whose dank gumminess rivaled that of the bus terminal's restrooms.