cake-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: a solid block of a substance

Commentary: CAKE[+form][+block][+solid][+soap/+yeast/+pigment]

Mary put a fresh cake of soap by the sink in the bathroom.
This bread recipe calls for two cakes of fresh yeast, or two packages of dried yeast.
The art supply store sells compressed cakes of pigments, as well as tubes of paint.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: small flattened mounds of food

Commentary: CAKE[+entity][+food][+chopped][+mound][+small][+flattened]

We ate small fried fish cakes at the asian restaurant.
Mary served small cakes of cornbread stuffing with the Thanksgiving turkey.
Shape the moist potato mixture into cakes and drop into the hot oil.
John ate two helpings of crab cakes.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: baked, batter-based confections, often frosted

Commentary: CAKE[+entity][+food][+confection][+baked][+batter_based]

Mary baked John a birthday cake.
The ice cream social featured sponge cakes, pound cakes, angel food cakes and upside-down cakes.
Their wedding cake was decorated with fresh flowers.
Will you have a piece of cake with your coffee?
The children had an ice cream cake for their party. (not baked, but extended usage based on similarity to basic cakes)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: very easy, not difficult

Commentary: Idiom: piece_of_cake

The final exam was a piece of cake.
The hike up the mountain was certainly no piece of cake.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: idiom

Sense Number 5: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)