Definition of Gluten (obsolete) Fibrin (formerly considered as one of the "animal humours"). [16th-19th c.] | (rare) Any gluey, sticky substance. [from 17th c.] | (cooking, biochemistry) The major protein in cereal grains, especially wheat; responsible for the elasticity in dough and the structure in baked bread. [from 19th c.]
How to use Gluten in Sentence?
- 1. Some carbohydrates sweet, And gluten in the bakers' bread, Are what we'll have to eat. 🔊
- 2. Other cereal flours do not contain gluten to allow them to be used alone for making the yeast-raised breads. 🔊
- 3. Heavy, active kneading distributes the yeast organisms and develops the elasticity of the gluten and gives body and strength to the dough. 🔊
- 4. It is, essentially, the addition of farina to farina, with some change in the proportion of the gluten and other properties. 🔊
- 5. It is this gluten in the flour that stretches when bread rises and then stiffens when it is baked, making a light, porous loaf. 🔊
- 6. Nancy had gluten bread made in quantities for the stouter element of her patronage, and in nine cases out of ten she was able to get it served and eaten without protest. 🔊