a sandwich consisting of a cooked patty of ground or chopped beef, usually in a roll or bun, variously garnished.
ground or chopped beef.
Also called Ham·burg steak [ham-burg steyk] /ˈhæm bɜrg ˌsteɪk/ . a patty of ground or chopped beef, seasoned and fried or broiled.
Digital Technology. hamburger menu.
- Also called beefburger (for defs. 1-3) .
- Also ham·burg [ham-burg] /ˈhæm bɜrg/ (for defs. 1-3) .
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How to use hamburger in a sentence
Ken Loach referred to them as “commodities like hamburgers.”How a ‘WandaVision’ viral tweet explains the passion of Marvel fans — and haters | Travis Andrews | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
The two areas activated when hungry participants saw pictures of tasty pizza or juicy hamburgers.
There had been a lot of talk—and some interesting results, including a lab-grown hamburger that cost as much as a house to create—but making a dent in the commodity meat industry was not remotely on the menu.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended” | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Many consumers there use the same app to pay for utility bills, movie tickets and hamburgers.Extra Crunch roundup: A fistful of IPOs, Affirm’s Peloton problem, Zoom Apps and more | Walter Thompson | November 20, 2020 | TechCrunch
Meanwhile, as Americans prepare to vote, they may be supporting a candidate who has received thousands of dollars from corporations — likely made possible by their own cravings for pizza, hamburgers, and coffee.
As chefs set their sights upon upgrading the hamburger, an agreed-upon definition of the classic version was needed.Have We Reached ‘Peak Burger’? The Crazy Fetishization of Our Most Basic Comfort Food | Brandon Presser | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They knew the best hamburger spot in L.A. I used to frequent.
In El Reno, when you order a hamburger, an onion-fried burger is assumed, unless you instruct the cook to leave the onions out.
The cheese is arranged so that only about one-quarter of each slice rests atop the hamburger.
For those that need to visualize this, think about the way hamburger grease clogs your drains.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics | Jenna A. Bell | February 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Such meat is very frequently combined with egg and then formed into small cakes or patties to make hamburger steak.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
His right hand was bandaged, and the knuckles of the left resembled a hamburger steak.The Boss of Wind River | David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Yes, that wreck would have mangled a normal man into an unrecognizable mess of hamburger.Highways in Hiding | George Oliver Smith
He defrosted some hamburger, fried it and ate it and then went mechanically down to the tavern.The Syndic | C.M. Kornbluth
The girl went five doors north and tried to enter a place called Tim's hamburger House.Deadly City | Paul W. Fairman
British Dictionary definitions for hamburger
a flat fried cake of minced beef, often served in a bread roll: Also called: Hamburger steak, beefburger
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