1. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textile2. stiffen with starch; "starch clothes"
Related Phrases of 'starch'
1. starch wheat - hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed2. cassava starch - a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics3. animal starch - one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body4. Otaheite arrowroot starch - a starch obtained from the root of the pia
Examples of 'starch'
1. Do you have knowledge about Modified starch or the Tapioca Starch? Read Article2. So any wolves who could digest starch would have had an advantage. Read Article3. None come with a starch, and diners with hearty appetites may be disappointed. Read Article4. The unprecedented surge in maize prices has put starch manufacturers in a quandary. Read Article5. Ingredients include extracts of natural corn starch, bees wax and meadowfoam. Read Article6. He starches the collars of his shirts.