• WordNet 3.6
    • n roux a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Roux (Cookery) A thickening, made of flour, for soups and gravies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n roux In cookery, a material composed of melted butter and flour, used to thicken soups and gravies.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Roux rōō a mixture of melted butter and flour for soups, &c.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. beurre roux, brown butter
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

It will be noticed that Roux's "complex components" are simply the general properties or functions of organised matter.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Here also Monsieur Le Roux was to be left behind with a party of men to prosecute the fur-trade.
"The Pioneers" by R.M. Ballantyne
The view is not as extended as that of Cap Roux, for Cannes is shut off by the Cap de la Croisette.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
Neither Naegeli nor Weismann, neither De Vries nor Roux, has done this.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
In England he was preceded in this field of surgical investigation by William Hey, whom Roux met in London in 1814.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
Le Roux, the boy who has been here so long and who has been so terribly ill, died on Tuesday.
"'My Beloved Poilus'" by Anonymous
The "Colonel" now spoke: "Mr. Roux, we will take your cattle and sheep with us for safety.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
When the sauce is strained, remove the roux from the fire; stir in the sauce.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
My French companion, M. Le Roux, spoke with Petain.
"They Shall Not Pass" by Frank H. Simonds
The young beans are tied with flour dissolved in water, or with roux.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius

In news:

Since PopWrap was totally riding the La Roux rollercoaster way back in 2009 -- and we're major besties -- she rang us up and was like, "hey little buggers, want to exclusively debut my new cover art".
La Roux 's show at the Trocadero, originally scheduled for Thu.
La Roux sure do lead a thrilling, treacherous life.
Papa Roux pops after stumbling at the start.
Our subject this week is the east-side Cajun hotspot Papa Roux , the bold brainchild of novice restaurateur Art Bouvier and his wife and co-owner, Colleen.
It's no secret that I am a huge fan of La Roux .
Brit singer La Roux shows us how to get such crazy hair.
First, you make a roux .
La roux Category: 7:06 REMIX.
Critic's Choices and other notable concerts: Algernon, Tape, Rosanne Cash, Gates of Slumber, La Roux, and more.
Elly Jackson of La Roux.
A pairing of Soulja Boy's "Turn My Swag On" with La Roux's "In for the Kill" MGMT's "Kids" with Ellie Goulding's "Starry Eyed".
Video by Quentin Roux 324 FMNPMarco 00:38.
Roux 1/4C butter ¼ C Flour 1.
Jim Barney (video by Quentin Roux/

In science:

Roux, El liptic Gaussian random processes, Rev.
Generalized Whittle-Mat$\acute{\text{E}}$rn random field as a model of correlated fluctuations
D Vandembroucq, R Skoe, S Roux, Universal depinning force fluctuations of an elastic line: Application to finite temperature behavior, Phys.
Anisotropic finite-size scaling of an elastic string at the depinning threshold in a random-periodic medium
Benassi, A., Jaffard, S. and Roux, D. (1997), Elliptic Gaussian random Processes.
Spectral conditions for strong local nondeterminism and exact Hausdorff measure of ranges of Gaussian random fields
Roux, A wavelet-based method for multifractal image analysis. I.
An optimality result about sample path properties of Operator Scaling Gaussian Random Fields
To give a closed picture of the problem we shall now recall very briefly the main ideas of Roux in order to be able to extend and comment them.
New model for crack growth using random walkers