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well done

1. Good job. I'm really impressed with how nicely you put that together. Well done, son! You managed to pack all of that stuff into the car? Well done.
2. Executed in an adequate or impressive manner. I will admit that the film is well done, but it's just not my favorite genre. Our thanks go out to the crew for a job well done.
3. Describing meat (typically beef) that has been cooked thoroughly (to a certain temperature), especially to the point that all pinkness is gone from the center. I can't understand why people order their steak well done. It takes all the flavor out of it!
See also: done, well
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Two prospective studies--the kind that record what people say they eat and then follow them for years to see who gets sick and who doesn't--have linked the consumption of well-done meat and poultry with an increased risk of prostate cancer:
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF A WELL-DONE SYSTEMATIC REVIEW?
The February 11th ("Gun Grab Revival") issue of THE NEW AMERICAN contains several well-done articles on the issue of gun ownership by free citizens.
The picture album-type volume includes a well-done overview of tractor history with the tractors arranged chronologically from 1900 to 1970.
They collect on the surface of well-done and charred meat, as well as in the pan drippings of well-cooked roasts.
They even suggest favorite warm-up exercises like "Jump Toaster," a jack-in-the-box-like exercise that has 6- and 7-year-olds popping out of the toaster at the beginning, middle, or end of a piece of music depending on how well-done they want to be.
Others appeared more well-done at lower endpoint temperatures than expected, we're told by researchers at Kansas State University (Department of Animal Science and Industry, Weber Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506).
Your greatest asset is an involved employee who takes pride in a job well-done.
The time-saving appliance will arrive in the spring with an interactive control panel, Custom Finish (to specify how well-done food is), My Recipe and Intelliclean (self-diagnostic cleaning) among its features.
Now here's another: breast cancer risk has recently been associated with well-done meats.
In well-done chapters on the history of foreign-policy theory, Alterman proposes answers to all but the last of these concerns.
According to the study all the samples of medium to well-done meat tested had measurable levels of the compounds.
With four different heat settings, you can enjoy your snack slightly raw or well-done, with the buns and frankfurters cunningly timed to pop up together.
The book is well-done, well-written, and should rightfully be well-received.
After an informative response to the question, accompanied by a well-done ink sketch, a series of research questions motivate and extend the topic.