browning vs toasting what difference

what is difference between browning and toasting

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹaʊ.nɪŋ/

Noun

browning (plural brownings)

  1. The act or operation of giving a brown colour, as to gun barrels, cooked food, etc.
  2. Any of various preparations used to impart a brown colour to gravy, leather, etc.
  3. (masonry) A smooth coat of brown mortar, usually the second coat, and the preparation for the finishing coat of plaster.
  4. (Jamaican) A brown-skinned person.

Verb

browning

  1. present participle of brown

Jamaican Creole

Alternative forms

  • brownin, brownin’

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹɔʊ̯nɪn/
  • Hyphenation: brow‧ning

Etymology 1

Blend of brown (lightskin) +‎ -ing.

Noun

browning (plural: browning dem, quantified: browning)

  1. a lightskin female (of colour)
    Synonym: brown gyal
Related terms
  • brown (lightskin)
  • brown man (lightskin male (of colour))
See also
  • empress (m’lady)
  • high colour (fair)

Etymology 2

Noun

browning (plural: browning dem, quantified: browning)

  1. browning (caramel-based food additive)


English

Verb

toasting

  1. present participle of toast

Noun

toasting (plural toastings)

  1. The action of making a toast (celebratory call to drink).
  2. The heating of oak panels used to make wine barrels.
  3. The process by which something, such as bread, is toasted.
    • 2011, Johnny Ball, Ball of Confusion: Puzzles, Problems and Perplexing Posers (page 129)
      You only have a grill and space for 2 pieces of bread under it. So it takes 4 toastings to do 3 slices on both sides. Or does it? Can you toast 3 pieces of bread on both sides in less than 4 toastings?

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