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sour 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsou(ə)r/,
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sourest, superlative; sourer, comparative;
  1. Having an acid taste like lemon or vinegar
    • - she sampled the wine and found it was sour
  2. (of food, esp. milk) Spoiled because of fermentation

  3. Having a rancid smell
    • - her breath was always sour
  4. Feeling or expressing resentment, disappointment, or anger
    • - she was quite a different woman from the sour, bored creature I had known
  5. (of soil) Deficient in lime and usually dank

  6. (of petroleum or natural gas) Containing a relatively high sulfur content

Verb
  1. Make or become sour
    • - water soured with tamarind
    • - soured cream
    • - a bowl of milk was souring in the sun
  2. Make or become unpleasant, acrimonious, or difficult
    • - a dispute soured relations between the two countries for over a year
    • - many friendships have soured over borrowed money
Noun
  1. A drink made by mixing an alcoholic beverage with lemon juice or lime juice
    • - a rum sour

  1. a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  2. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
  3. smelling of fermentation or staleness
  4. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  5. having a sharp biting taste
  6. make sour or more sour
  7. Taste (or, more formally, gustation; adjectival form: "gustatory") is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food, certain minerals, and poisons. ...
  8. A sour is a traditional family of mixed drinks. Common examples of sours are the Margarita and the Sidecar. Sours belong to one of the old families of original cocktails and are described by Jerry Thomas in his 1862 book, How to Mix Drinks Paul Clarke. . September 25, 2005. ...
  9. Sour is the first official recording by rock group Ours. Sour is an anagram of the band's name.
  10. Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ is the debut album by American rock band Limp Bizkit, released July 1, 1997 through Flip Records. It was produced by Ross Robinson and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA in July 2001 in the US. It features the singles "Counterfeit", "Sour" and "Faith".
  11. Souring is a cooking technique that uses exposure to an acid to effect a physical and chemical change in food. This acid can be added explicitly (for example, in the form of vinegar, lemon juice, lime juice, etc.), or can be produced within the food itself by a microbe such as Lactobacillus.
  12. the sensation of a sour taste; a drink made with whiskey, lemon or lime juice and sugar; To make or become sour; To become disenchanted; having an acid, sharp or tangy taste; made rancid by fermentation etc; tasting or smelling rancid; peevish or bad-tempered; excessively acid and thus ...
  13. (sourness) The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities
  14. (Souring) Bacteria, mold, water, air, light, enzymes and some metals can accelerate souring. Souring results in the formation of free fatty acids, such as butyric acid and caproic acid, and the butter becomes soapy in flavor.
  15. (Souring) Washing and de-greasing wool.  Scouring for the big mills also uses an acid to dissolve any vegetable matter present, but the wool is not quite as soft afterwards.  A fleece can lose 1/3 to as much as 1/2 of its weight in the washing process.
  16. (Sourness) This basic taste descriptor refers to an excessively sharp, biting and unpleasant flavour (such as vinegar or acetic acid).  It is sometimes associated with the aroma of fermented coffee. ...
  17. (Sourness) A tart taste in wines, most often associated with acids and ethyl acetate. The degree of sourness in acid is a function of the pH of the wine and its titratable acidity. ...
  18. (Sourness) A taste associated with coffees picked before ripening or with coffees that are overpoweringly acidic.
  19. (SOURS) Made of lemon juice,ice, sugar, with any basic liquor.
  20. (Sours) The Sour cocktail was established in the mid-19th century and generally consists of three parts any type of spirit, two parts of citrus juice, and one part sweetener. The drink is usually served in a rocks glass filled with broken ice, along with a twist or a spiral of lemon. ...
  21. (Sours) This family of wheat beers uses the spontaneous fermentation of fruits alongside malts to balance, sweeten, & flavor the brew.  Among the sub-styles of Sour beers are Lambics, Belgian Flemish Ales, Flanders Ales & American Wild Ales.
  22. Sours are popular for their cringe inducing flavor and acidity.
  23. A basic taste characterized by solutions of tartaric acid, citric acid, or malic acid. The unpleasant acidity of a sour coffee cannot be confused with the natural acidity of some coffees in which this quality is prized. Perceived at the tip of the tongue.
  24. A short drink consisting of liquor, lemon/lime juice and sugar.
  25. spirit, lemon juice, sugar, angostura bitters and egg white, shaken.