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succulent

(sŭk′yə-lənt)
adj.
1. Full of juice or sap; juicy.
2. Botany Having thick, fleshy, water-storing leaves or stems.
3. Highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable: a succulent bit of gossip.
n. Botany
A succulent plant, such as a sedum or cactus.

suc′cu·lence, suc′cu·len·cy n.
suc′cu·lent·ly adv.
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Leaf succulence was determined according to the methodology proposed by Benincasa (2003), using the equation: LS = (LFP--LDP)/LA, in which: LS--leaf succulence, in mg [H.sub.2]O [cm.sup.-2]; LFP--leaf fresh phytomass, in mg; LDP--leaf dry phytomass, in mg; LA--leaf area.
Succulence of leaves submitted to the largest doses of Cd, Cu and Zn fell by approximately half the amount observed in non-stressed plants (Figure 3).
The company, which prides itself on its innovation and long-term development partnerships with household manufacturers, already supplies many complimentary ingredients to the meat industry, including Deliquess, which increases succulence whilst simultaneously reducing fat; Complex, a wheat protein used to bind and emulsify; and Ezimoist, for effective tumbling and injection of meat products.
But in the categories of succulence, taste and cost, skirt steak takes the crown, no contest.
You need a bit of fat to add flavour and succulence to the meat.
The succulence of the various fillings gives clear evidence of the care taken in the choice of ingredients and preparation.
ISLAMABAD -- A Sindh mango festival being organised in the Malaysian capital tomorrow (Tuesday) is set to draw hoards of followers of this mouth-watering Pakistani fruit given its rich taste and succulence that has held generations of fruit lovers tied to it regardless of where they go or live on the globe.
The Mini Mughal good food show doesn't stop here -- the Seekh Kebabs ( ` 350) are an ode to spicy succulence; the Chicken Reshmi ( ` 240 / ` 440) melts in the mouth as you bite into its quilt of chickpea flour and egg yolks; the Chicken Tandoori ( ` 210 / ` 390), if you choose to ignore its overexpressed sunset hue, releases the most heart- warming juices; and the Mutton Burra ( ` 440) comes with the right balance of bite and chewiness.
Skipped the green succulence splitting the betel-pied sidewalk