Origin of al dente
Words nearby al dente
How to use al dente in a sentence
This is key for keeping your PB&J al dente all day, an improved sandwich structure for zero sogginess and better pocket durability for the inevitable yard sale.
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
Two witnesses outside the Charlie Hebdo office building quoted the Kouachi brothers claiming they were members of al Qaeda.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Femora postica valde incrassata intus unidentata; dente magno.
When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.
The Provençal has not even the formal distinction of the nouns in al, which in French make their plural in aux.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
The emphatic al places the alchemist as much above the ordinary chemist as the gold which he obtains is superior to other metals.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
So also:—'Tempest thee nat thus with al thy fortune'; Boeth.