a congenital or acquired malformation of the chest in which there is abnormal projection of the sternum and the sternal region, often associated with rickets.
- Also called pigeon breast.
- chicken-breasted, adjective
- chick·en-breast·ed·ness, noun
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How to use chicken breast in a sentence
Stack dressed greens onto a platform of grilled chicken breast to invert the usual presentation from boring to alluring.Crown a bowl of beans with jewel-toned salad for a fresh, flavorful meal | Ellie Krieger | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
In general, I use the higher broiler setting for chicken breast and other quick-cooking proteins, as well as watery vegetables that have a tendency to steam when baked and cheese that needs some browning.
This sweet-and-savory sheet pan supper uses bone-in chicken breasts along with seasonal pears.A week’s worth of healthful recipes to jump-start your cooking in the new year | Becky Krystal | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Eventually, it plans to create a full chicken breast made of nothing but cultured meat.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended” | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Among other things, the company is now working to develop convincing alternatives to chicken breasts and steaks, he says.Would you like “milk” with that Impossible burger? | James Temple | October 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
After all, the Thunder shot 15 of 24 from the foul line, a chicken-breast-thawing-on-the-counter clip of 62.5 percent.Youth Dooms OKC Thunder to Game 3 Loss vs. Miami Heat in NBA Finals | Jesse Singal | June 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
For breakfast it would be a cup of coffee, two eggs over easy, and chicken breast with hot sauce.
Pretty much everything else consisted of chicken breast and peanut butter.
Bite It Grilled Chicken—Always opt for a grilled chicken breast.
It is hard to be a famous person and not show a great swollen chicken-breast to the people.The O'Ruddy | Stephen Crane
Curd, when ready to mill, should have a fibrous texture somewhat like the white meat of a chicken breast.The Book of Cheese | Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
The general, hearing her step, called her to her seat and gave her the brownest chicken breast in the dish before him.The Voice of the People | Ellen Glasgow
Chicken-breast is good, hot or cold, but aunty would never let me have a second helping.The Unwilling Vestal | Edward Lucas White
Remove the same from the fire and pour it on the chicken breast that have been browned as described above.The Italian Cook Book | Maria Gentile
British Dictionary definitions for chicken breast
pathol another name for pigeon breast
- chicken-breasted, adjective
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