Definition of macerate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

macerate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈmæsəˌreɪt//
 
[transitive, intransitive]macerate (something)(technology)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they macerate
 
he / she / it macerates
 
past simple macerated
 
-ing form macerating
 
 
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to make something (especially food) soft by leaving it in a liquid; to become soft in this way
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: macerate