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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice v. - Stiffen with a complex carbohydrate.

Usage examples (36)
  • starch clothes
  • You can also get them with potatoes, but I tend to not add those since starch within starch is just a bit much.
  • The degree to which our starch is awash is exhibited in the behaviour of so many of our captives, but especially in these two.
  • Examples: The thickening of sauces when starch is added. for more
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