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Meaning of "tempura" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TEMPURA

From Japanese: fried food.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TEMPURA

tempura  [ˈtɛmpərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TEMPURA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tempura is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TEMPURA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tempura in the English dictionary

The definition of tempura in the dictionary is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables dipped in batter and deep-fried, often at the table.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TEMPURA


corpora
ˈkɔːpərə
Diaspora
daɪˈæspərə
emperor
ˈɛmpərə
hamperer
ˈhæmpərə
Klemperer
ˈklɛmpərə
multipara
mʌlˈtɪpərə
neurospora
njʊˈrɒspərə
opera
ˈɒpərə
pamperer
ˈpæmpərə
popera
ˈpɒpərə
primipara
praɪˈmɪpərə
puerpera
pjuːˈɜːpərə
scamperer
ˈskæmpərə
simperer
ˈsɪmpərə
tamperer
ˈtæmpərə
tempera
ˈtɛmpərə
temperer
ˈtɛmpərə
vivipara
vɪˈvɪpərə
whimperer
ˈwɪmpərə
whisperer
ˈwɪspərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TEMPURA

temporiser
temporising
temporisingly
temporization
temporize
temporizer
temporizing
temporizingly
tempt
temptability
temptable
temptableness
temptation
temptatious
Tempter
tempting
temptingly
temptingness
temptress
tempus fugit

WORDS THAT END LIKE TEMPURA

Anuradhapura
aura
Buenaventura
caricatura
Djajapura
dura
Extremadura
gopura
Jayapura
jura
Kura
laura
Madura
mura
natura
purpura
Sukarnapura
sura
Telanaipura
Tripura

Synonyms and antonyms of tempura in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tempura» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TEMPURA

Find out the translation of tempura to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tempura from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tempura» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

天妇罗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tempura
570 millions of speakers

English

tempura
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tempura
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تمبورا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

темпура
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tempura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টেম্পুরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tempura
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tempura
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tempura
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

天ぷら
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

튀김
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tempura
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tempura
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டெம்புரா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टेम्पपुरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tempura
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tempura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tempura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

темпура
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tempura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τεμπούρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tempura
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tempura
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tempura
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tempura

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TEMPURA»

The term «tempura» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.069 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TEMPURA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tempura» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tempura» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tempura

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TEMPURA»

Discover the use of tempura in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tempura and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Japanese Soul Cooking: Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More ...
In Japanese Soul Cooking, Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat introduce you to this irresistible, homey style of cooking.
Tadashi Ono, Harris Salat, 2013
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Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art
But perhaps lumpy batter as a sine qua non for good TEMPURA requires further explanation. With TEMPURA, the goal is to achieve a lacy, golden effect with the deep- fried coating, not a thick, armorlike pancake casing. To avoid a heavy, oily-  ...
Shizuo Tsuji, 2006
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The Complete Asian Cookbook
DEEP-FRIED SEAFOOD AND VEGETABLES (picture page 475) HARUSAME TEMPURA DEEP FRIED SEAFOOD. TEMPURA. Perhaps the most popular of all Japanese dishes among Western people, good tempura should be crisp, light, the ...
Charmaine Solomon, 2006
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The Folk Art of Japanese Country Cooking: A Traditional Diet ...
This indicates the correct temperature for making tempura. The temperature should be 220° to 230° Fahrenheit. Remember that when foods are added the temperature of the oil decreases, so it is important to control the temperature manually ...
Gaku Homma, 1991
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The Essence of Japanese Cuisine: An Essay on Food and Culture
As a fitting dessert, and since this is Japan of the late twentieth century, we try one of the shop's innovations: tempura ice cream. The chef extricates a small ball of sponge cake wrapped around some hard frozen ice cream from a freezer.
Professor Michael Ashkenazi, PH.D., Michael Ashkenazi, Jeanne Jacob, 2013
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Lonely Planet Japan
Tempura Tempura consists of portions of fish, prawns and vegetables cooked in fluffy, nongreasy batter. When you sit down at a tempura restaurant, you will be given a small bowl of ten-tsuyu (a light brown sauce) and a plate of grated daikon  ...
Chris Rowthorn, 2010
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Executing Temporal Logic Programs
With this in mind, we have developed Tempura, an imperative programming language based on subsets of temporal logic. Every Tempura statement is a temporal logic formula. This lets us specify and reason about Tempura programs without ...
B. C. Moszkowski, 1986
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Masters of American Cookery: M.F.K. Fisher, James Andrew ...
Claiborne was the first to emphasize the Japanese way of deep-frying food coated with batter that we know as tempura. Our increasing sophistication in Japanese methods is revealed in the difference between Claiborne's initial tempura ...
Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, 1983
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Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan
KyOden suggested tempura, or tenfura, which was an abbreviation for the phrase “a homeless samurai [tenjiku rOnin] who suddenly appears [furari to]” and sells something. The Chinese characters KyOden chose for tempura had a double ...
Eric Rath, 2010
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The Book of Tofu: Food for Mankind
Divide the dipping sauce, grated dai/eon, and grated gingerroot among4 to 6 small serving bowls anl serve with the tempura (fig. 42). Each guest holds the cc ntainer of dipping sauce in one hand, then transfers a piece of tempura from his ...
William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi, 1975

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TEMPURA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tempura is used in the context of the following news items.
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NYC Gets Its First Fancy Tempura Restaurant
But until now, the Big Apple has been lacking in one of the country's specialties: tempura. We're not talking the doughy, greasy stuff that comes on top of your ... «Zagat, Jul 15»
2
With Tempura Matsui, Fine Tempura Dining Arrives in New York
Mr. Mitsumori has a friend whose mother lives in New York; she complained that there was no authentic tempura in the city. So Mr. Mitsumori lured Mr. Matsui out ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
New restaurant alert: Tempura Tendon Tenya at SM Megamall
1 restaurant chain in Japan for serving affordable tendon, or tempura served over a bed of steamed rice. The brand was brought to the Philippines by the Racks ... «ABS CBN News, May 15»
4
Court orders round 3 of Tempura records battle
The records in question relate to a 2010 complaint initially filed by the Tempura probe's former legal adviser, Martin Polaine, which was carried forward later by ... «Cayman Compass, May 15»
5
Embalming tiger shrimp in tempura at Shintaro
The recipe for tempura is widely credited to Portugese and Spanish missionaries who lived in western Japan during the late 16th century. In “Japanese Cooking: ... «The Japan Times, Apr 15»
6
Bridger still not quizzed in latest Tempura probe
(CNS): The former lead investigator in the ill-fated Operation Tempura internal police corruption enquiry has still not been interviewed in connection with the ... «Cayman News Service, Apr 15»
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Operation Tempura: 'Open investigation,' closed records
Round and round the Tempura documents go, where they'll end up, nobody knows. But we can hazard a guess … probably down a drain somewhere. «Cayman Compass, Apr 15»
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Secret police probe blocks Tempura report release
The figure at the centre of the latest Tempura controversy is its one-time senior investigating officer, Martin Bridger, who has alleged criminal conduct on the part ... «Cayman News Service, Mar 15»
9
Spiced Green Beans and Baby Broccoli Tempura
Deep-frying is not something I do often, but after I've eaten well-executed tempura at a restaurant and can't shake the memory of delicious batter-fried ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
10
Demystifying Tempura Batter
I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tempura [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tempura>. Aug 2019 ».
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