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whisk

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
whisk

Plural
whisks

Kitchen whisks
  1. A whisk is a kitchen utensil, for whipping eggs or cream.
    He used a whisk to whip up a light and airy souffle.
  2. A whisk is a bunch of twigs or bristles that is used as a brush.

Verb[change]

Plain form
whisk

Third-person singular
whisks

Past tense
whisked

Past participle
whisked

Present participle
whisking

  1. (transitive) If you whisk something, you move something with quick light sweeping motions.
    He whisked the sawdust from his workbench.
  2. (transitive)(cooking) If you whisk something, you beat or stir something with a light, rapid movement.
    The chef prepared to whisk the egg whites for the cake.