An omelette is a type of food made by beating eggs and cooking them in a flat pan.

...a cheese omelette.

(in AM, use omelet)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Omelette — Omelette …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • omelette — [ ɔmlɛt ] n. f. • 1548; altér. de amelette, de alumelle (lamelle, avec agglutination de a) 1 ♦ Mets fait avec des œufs battus et cuits à la poêle auxquels on peut ajouter divers ingrédients. Omelette aux champignons, au fromage, aux fines herbes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • omelette — (US also omelet) ► NOUN ▪ a dish of beaten eggs cooked in a frying pan and usually served with a savoury topping or filling. ● one can t make an omelette without breaking eggs Cf. ↑one can t make an omelette without breaking eggs ORIGIN French,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Omelette — (franz.), Eierkuchen, der mit sehr wenig oder ohne Mehl bereitet, zusammengerollt, auch mit Früchten, Eingemachtem (O. aux confitures), Kaviar, Fleischfarce, Krebsen etc. gefüllt oder mit seinen Kräutern vermischt (O. aux fines herbes) wird. O.,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Omelette — (frz.), dünner Eierkuchen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Omelette — Omelette,die:⇨Eierkuchen …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • omelette — /om lɛt/ s.f., fr. [forse alteraz. del fr. ant. lemelle lamella ], in ital. invar. (gastron.) [preparazione a base di uova, generalmente ripiena, in cui i due lati vengono ripiegati verso il centro] ▶◀ frittata. ‖ crêpe, tortilla …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • omelette — /fr. ɔmˈlɛt/ [vc. fr., alterato di alumette, da lamelle «piccola lama»] s. f. inv. frittata …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • omelette — is the usual spelling in BrE, whereas omelet is more common in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • Omelette — A plain omelette In cuisine, an omelette or omelet is a dish made from beaten eggs quickly cooked with butter or oil in a frying pan, sometimes folded around a filling such as cheese, vegetables, meat (often ham), or some combination of th …   Wikipedia

  • Omelette — Pour la bande dessinée intitulée Omelette, voir Omelette (bande dessinée). Pour le film intitulé Omelette, voir Omelette (film) …   Wikipédia en Français

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