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Flour vs. Dough

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Main Difference

The main difference between Flour and Dough is that the Flour is a powder which is made by grinding cereal grains and Dough is a paste used in cooking.

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  • Flour (noun)

    Powder obtained by grinding or milling cereal grains, especially wheat, or other foodstuffs such as soybeans and potatoes, and used to bake bread, cakes, and pastry.

  • Flour (noun)

    The food made by grinding and bolting cleaned wheat (not durum or red durum) until it meets specified levels of fineness, dryness{{,}} and freedom from bran and germ, also containing any of certain enzymes, ascorbic acid{{,}} and certain bleaching agents.

  • Flour (noun)

    Powder of other material.

    "wood flour, produced by sanding wood"

    "mustard flour"

  • Flour (noun)

    obsolete form of flower

    "that nobody is wished to see my dead body. & that no murnurs walk behind me at my funeral. & that no flours be planted on my grave. — Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge."

  • Flour (verb)

    To apply flour to something; to cover with flour.

  • Flour (verb)

    To reduce to flour.

  • Flour (verb)

    To break up into fine globules of mercury in the amalgamation process.

  • Dough (noun)

    A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.

    "Pizza dough is very stretchy."

  • Dough (noun)

    Money.

    "His mortgage payments left him short on dough."

    "Hey Martin, we are playing a hold'em card game for some dough, would you like to join?"

  • Dough (verb)

    To make into dough.

    "The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water."

Wiktionary
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  • Flour (noun)

    a powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry.

  • Flour (noun)

    fine, soft powder obtained by grinding the seeds or roots of starchy vegetables

    "manioc flour"

  • Flour (verb)

    sprinkle (something, especially a work surface or cooking utensil) with a thin layer of flour.

  • Flour (verb)

    grind (grain) into flour.

  • Dough (noun)

    a thick, malleable mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking into bread or pastry

    "add water to the flour and mix to a manageable dough"

  • Dough (noun)

    money

    "lots of dough"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Flour (noun)

    The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal separated by bolting; hence, the fine and soft powder of any substance; as, flour of emery; flour of mustard.

  • Flour

    To grind and bolt; to convert into flour; as, to flour wheat.

  • Flour

    To sprinkle with flour.

  • Dough (noun)

    Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough.

  • Dough (noun)

    Anything of the consistency of such paste.

Webster Dictionary
  • Flour (noun)

    fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain

  • Flour (verb)

    cover with flour;

    "flour fish or meat before frying it"

  • Flour (verb)

    convert grain into flour

  • Dough (noun)

    a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

  • Dough (noun)

    informal terms for money

Princeton's WordNet

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