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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sea·son·ing /ˈsiznɪŋ, ˈsizṇɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 陳[ 老 ]化; 干燥法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sea·son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seasoned p. pr. & vb. n. Seasoning.]
 1. To render suitable or appropriate; to prepare; to fit.
    He is fit and seasoned for his passage.   --Shak.
 2. To fit for any use by time or habit; to habituate; to accustom; to inure; to ripen; to mature; as, to season one to a climate.
 3. Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices; as, to season timber.
 4. To fit for taste; to render palatable; to give zest or relish to; to spice; as, to season food.
 5. Hence, to fit for enjoyment; to render agreeable.
    You season still with sports your serious hours.   --Dryden.
    The proper use of wit is to season conversation.   --Tillotson.
 6. To qualify by admixture; to moderate; to temper. “When mercy seasons justice.”
 7. To imbue; to tinge or taint. “Who by his tutor being seasoned with the love of the truth.”
    Season their younger years with prudent and pious principles.   --Jer. Taylor.
 8. To copulate with; to impregnate. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sea·son·ing, n.
 1. The act or process by which anything is seasoned.
 2. That which is added to any species of food, to give it a higher relish, as salt, spices, etc.; a condiment.
 3. Hence, something added to enhance enjoyment or relieve dullness; as, wit is the seasoning of conversation.
    Political speculations are of so dry and austere a nature, that they will not go down with the public without frequent seasonings.   --Addison.
 Seasoning tub Bakery, a trough in which dough is set to rise.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
           [syn: flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring,
      2: the act of adding a seasoning to food