refined copper having a shotlike form from being thrown into water in a molten state.
In this way copper is granulated into bean shot, and silver alloys are granulated preparatory to Parting; which see.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
- Bean sprouts
the sprouts of newly germinated beans, especially of mung beans, used as a vegetable. Contemporary Examples Together we grimly ingested dishes of MSG with bean sprouts on the side. The Capital Goes Nuts Simon Schama November 5, 2008 Supplies included cup ramen, bean sprouts, paper diapers, tea and drinking water. Yakuza to the Rescue Jake […]
the stem of a bean plant. Contemporary Examples Offhand, I can think of two Jacks—Jack of “Jack and the beanstalk,” and Jack the Ripper, who cut quite a figure in his day. Harvey Weinstein’s Battle With Warner Bros. Over ‘The Butler’: There’s History Marlow Stern July 11, 2013 Mr. Tall” is sort of “Jack and […]
- Cellophane noodle
a thin, translucent noodle made of mung bean starch, used in Asian cookery.
- Bean time
bean time noun Time for the evening meal; dinnertime