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rare adjective definition in Texture of food topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

rare

 adjective: Texture of food topic
1 not done, seen, happening, etc. very often a rare disease/occurrence/sight This weekend, visitors will get a rare chance to visit the private apartments. rare (for somebody/something to do something) It's extremely rare for it to be this hot in April. rare (to do something) It is rare to find such loyalty these days. On the rare occasions when they met he hardly even dared speak to her. It was a rare (= very great) honour to be made a fellow of the college.2 existing only in small numbers and therefore valuable or interesting a rare book/coin/stamp a rare breed/plant This species is extremely rare.3 (of meat) cooked for only a short time so that the inside is still red ‘How would you like your steak?’ ‘Rare.’

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