noun. ['ˈʃɔrtənɪŋ, ˈʃɔrtnɪŋ'] fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods.
Rhymes with Shortening
Sentences with shortening
1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a clean towel or paper towel to wipe the shortening and ink out of the mouth.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Use cooking spray instead of butter or shortening** to coat your pans.
noun. ['ˈʃɔrtənɪŋ, ˈʃɔrtnɪŋ'] act of decreasing in length.
- muscle contraction
- muscular contraction
- cutting off