zest

  1. vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
  2. a tart spiciness

Zest

Sometimes known as peel or rind. Thin, colored outer coating of citrus fruit that contains the essential oil extracts that gives the fruit its distinctive flavor. A small amount of zest gives a strong characteristic flavor of the fruit. Citrus zest is used extensively in sweet or savory dishes wherever the flavor of citrus fruit is required. Zest.....
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Zest

HMS Zest was a British Zambesi Class destroyer of 1710 tons displacement launched in 1943. She was armed with four 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns; six 40 mm anti-aircraft guns and four depth-charge throwers.
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Zest

[positive psychology] In Positive Psychology, zest is one of the 24 strengths possessed by humanity. As a component of the virtue of courage, zest is defined as living life with a sense of excitement, anticipation, and energy. Approaching life as an adventure; such that one has `motivation in challenging situations or tasks”. Zest is esse...
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Zest

The thin outer part of the rind of citrus cut into a thin narrow strip. It contains none of the white pith on the inside of the skin.
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Zest

Thin strips of citrus fruits used as a garnish for desserts and drinks.
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Zest

To remove, in fine strips, the outermost peel of citrus fruits. Be careful not to include the bitter, inner white pith.
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Zest

Thinly pared or grated coloured outer skin of citrus fruit without any of the bitter pith; used for adding flavour.
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Zest

Zest noun [ French zeste , probably from Latin schistos split, cleft, divided, Greek ..., from ... to split, cleave. Confer Schism .] 1. A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc. 2....
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Zest

Zest transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Zested ; present participle & verbal noun Zesting .] 1. To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything. 2.
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zest

1. A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc. ... 2. To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything. ... 3. To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine. ... 4. ...
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Zest

• (n.) A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc. • (v. t.) To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine. • (n.) Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, ...
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zest

Grated zest is simply the grated rind (outer colored portion) from citrus fruits. It is used in cooking because the rind holds the precious oils where the entire flavor resides. To grate zest or rind, take a box grater and rub the fruit against the grater. Don't rub the fruit down to the white inner skin, known as the pith, because the pith is b......
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Zest

[ingredient] Zest is a food ingredient that is prepared by scraping or cutting from the outer, colorful skin of unwaxed citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, citron, and lime. Zest is used to add flavor (`zest`) to foods. In terms of fruit anatomy, zest is obtained from the flavedo (exocarp) which is also referred to as zest. The flavedo and...
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Zest

[brand] Zest is a brand name, or trademark, which Procter & Gamble introduced in 1955 with the slogan `For the first time in your life, feel really clean.` Early commercials stated that Zest is not a soap, because it does not leave the sticky film that soap does. A 1970-era commercial illustrated this concept with an apparent demonstration ...
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Zest

The outer rind of citrus fruit containing essential oils. Must be removed with care
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Zest

To remove the outermost skin layers of citrus fruit using a knife, peeler or zester. When zesting, be careful not to remove the pith, the white layer between the zest and the flesh, which is bitter.
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Zest

[magazine] Zest magazine was a monthly magazine for women looking for health, beauty and fitness advice published in the United Kingdom by Hearst Magazines UK, formerly Nat Mags. It ceased publication with the January 2014 issue. == History == Zest started life as banded-on supplement with Cosmopolitan in autumn 1994 and launched as a month...
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Zest

[festival] Zest is an inter-collegiate youth festival in Haryana, India, hosted annually by the students of Lingaya`s University, Faridabad. Zest began in 1998. The fest includes events cultural contests in literary, performing arts and fine arts categories, along with a number of other activities on different themes. The festival is comple...
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zest

vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
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