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Translation for starch


Derived terms for starch[?]

cornstarch, starched, starchy, animal starch, aristarchus, aristarchus of samos, cassava starch, otaheite arrowroot starch, starch wheat, starchless, starchlike

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Definitions of starch as noun

  1. A widely diffused vegetable substance found especially in seeds, bulbs, and tubers, and extracted as from potatoes, corn, rice, etc. as a white, glistening, granular or powdery substance, without taste or smell, and giving a very peculiar creaking sound when rubbed between the fingers. It is used as a food, in the production of commercial grape sugar, for stiffening linen in laundries, in making paste, etc.
  2. Carbohydrates, as with grain and potato based foods.
  3. A stiff, formal manner; formality.
  4. Any of various starch-like substances used as a laundry stiffener.

Definitions of starch as verb

  1. To apply or treat with laundry starch, to create a hard, smooth surface.

Definitions of starch as adjective

  1. Stiff; precise; rigid.

Examples of usage

  • She starched her blouses.

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Wikipedia says[?]

Starch or amylum is a carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined together by glycosidic bonds. This polysaccharide is produced by all green plants as an energy store. It is the most important carbohydrate in the human diet and is contained in such staple foods as potatoes, wheat, maize (corn), rice, and cassava.

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