English to English meaning of 'starch'
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 textile
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 feed
2. cassava starch -
a starch made by leaching and drying the root of the cassava plant; the source of tapioca; a staple food in the tropics
3. animal starch -
one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body
4. Otaheite arrowroot starch -
a starch obtained from the root of the pia
Examples of 'starch'
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