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cornstarch, material made by pulverizing the ground, dried residue of corn grains after preparatory soaking and the removal of the embryo and the outer covering. It is used as laundry starch, in sizing paper, in making adhesives, and in cooking. Dextrin, corn syrup, and corn sugar are produced by the hydrolysis of cornstarch. See starch.

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cornstarch

corn·starch / ˈkôrnˌstärch/ • n. finely ground corn flour, used as a thickener in cooking.

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corn starch

corn starch See cornflour.

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cornstarch

cornstarcharch, larch, march, parch, starch •frogmarch • cornstarch

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