Definition of empting in English:

empting

(also emptain, emptin)

noun

  • 1Emptying.

  • 2A type of yeast deriving from the process of fermentation, typically used in baking. More generally: yeast of any type; a preparation containing yeast or another raising agent. Compare "emptying". Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Promptorium Parvulorum. From empt + -ing.

Pronunciation

empting

/ˈɛm(p)tɪŋ/