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chocolate meaning

EN[ˈtʃɒk(ə)lɪt] [ˈtʃɒk(ə)lət] [ˈtʃɔk(ə)lət] [ˈtʃɑk(ə)lət]
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  • Chocolate /ˈtʃɒkᵊlət/ is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla.
  • After fermentation, the beans are dried, cleaned, and roasted. The shell is removed to produce cacao nibs, which are then ground to cocoa mass, pure chocolate in rough form.
  • Cocoa solids are one of the richest sources of flavanol antioxidants. They also contain alkaloids such as theobromine, phenethylamine and caffeine. These have physiological effects on the body and are linked to serotonin levels in the brain.
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    Definition of chocolate in English Dictionary

  • NounPLchocolatesSUF-ate
    1. NU A food made from ground roasted cocoa beans.
      1. Chocolate is a very popular treat.
    2. NU A drink made by dissolving this food in boiling milk.
      1. NC A single, small piece of confectionery made from chocolate.
        1. He bought her some chocolates as a gift.
      2. NU A dark, reddish-brown colour/color, like that of chocolate.
        1. As he cooked it the whole thing turned a rich, deep chocolate.
        2. chocolate colour:    
    3. VerbSGchocolatesPRchocolatingPT, PPchocolated
      1. VT (rare) To add chocolate to; to cover (food) in chocolate.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore chocolateSUPmost chocolate
        1. Made of or containing chocolate.
          1. Having a dark reddish-brown colour/color.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • It’s easier to ban bake sales than to get rid of half the cars in the city, or uninvent video games, or design broccoli that tastes like homemade chocolate chip cookies.
              • A chocolate cakelette, caramel percolating from its warm top, is sided with peanut butter chantilly cream.
              • (His fortune cookies are made with a chocolate batter; chenna, an Indian cheese, is enhanced with sake, cherries, balsamic vinegar and orange-blossom water.)
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The banquet was topped off with coffee and chocolate.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  2. fr chocolatez
                  3. fr chocolater
                  4. en chocolates
                  5. fr chocolates
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of chocolate for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "chocolate" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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