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wa·fer

(wā'fĕr),
A thin sheet of dried flour paste used to enclose a powder. The wafer is moistened and folded over the drug, so that it can be swallowed without taste.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. waufre, fr. Germanic]

wafer

(wā′fər)
n.
Pharmacology A flat, tablet of rice paper or dried flour paste encasing a powdered drug.
tr.v. wa·fered, wa·fering, wa·fers
Pharmacology To prepare in the form of wafers.

wafer

(wā′fĕr)
A thin envelope or disk used to enclose a medication or to separate two structures from one another.

wafer 

A very thin lens to be cemented on a larger lens to make a bifocal lens.
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4 slices bread = 8.0 grams protein 1 cup hot cereal = 4.0 grams protein 5 vanilla wafers = 2.0 gram protein 1 cup pasta = 4.0 grams protein 1 cup noodles = 6.0 grams protein 1 cup cauliflower = 2.0 grams protein 1 cup green beans = 2.0 grams protein 1/2 cup apple juice = 0.5 grams protein 1 large apple = 1.0 gram protein 1 cup fruit cocktail = 1.0 gram protein 1 1/2 cup popcorn = 2.0 grams protein 1/2 cup nondairy creamer = 0.5 grams protein 1/2 cup rice = 2.0 grams protein Total 35.0 grams protein Improving Albumin Levels
The round sandwiches come in three varieties: Traditional, made with Fat Free Vanilla Ice Cream between two low fat chocolate wafers; Mint, a Green Mint Fat Free Ice Cream between low fat dark chocolate wafers; and Double Vanilla, a Fat Free Vanilla Ice Cream with low fat vanilla wafers. The latter is described as perfect for chocolate-sensitive ice cream lovers.
Last spring, Dole teamed up with Keebler Golden Vanilla Wafers for an in-store cross promotion, in which Dole banana coupons were placed at point-of-sale (POS) in the center of the store.
A gumball as the Earth's core and vanilla wafers as the crust, with custard and fudge in between?
They line up in the middle of class, jostling and jockeying, and we practice again with the vanilla wafers. They all use their hands, I notice.
Foreign companies have invested in everything from insurance to vanilla wafers in Arkansas.
hamburger/bun, potato wedges, pears, vanilla wafers
Yield: 10-12 servings Linda Kay Barbour, Winona BANANA PUDDING PARFAIT 1 (5-ounce) box vanilla instant pudding mix 3 cups milk 7 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 7 (8-ounce) container whipped topping 6 bananas, thinly sliced 2 cups crumbled vanilla wafers For garnish: mini vanilla wafers With mixer, beat pudding mix and milk until creamy.
Wild Buck Balls 2 cups crushed Vanilla Wafers 1 cupfinely chopped roasted pecans 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cuplight com syrup 1 tsp.
Pearl Isby came up with the down home dessert, which is a delightful combination of vanilla wafers and a custard made from Eagle Brand milk, cream cheese and lemon juice, topped with whipped cream and pecans.
INDIVIDUAL CHEESECAKES 18 to 30 vanilla wafers (Nilla Wafers are larger, Mary says) 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 can cherry or other flavor pie tilling Whipped cream, optional [1] Use foil cupcake liners.
The recipe calls for a crumb crust made from vanilla wafers, sugar and butter.