Definition of empting in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛm(p)tɪŋ/


(also emptin)
  • 1Emptying.

    Later examples may be errors for emptying.

  • 2US In plural, especially in form emptins. A 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.


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