starch


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Synonyms for starch

a quality of active mental and physical forcefulness

to make stiff or stiffer

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Synonyms for starch

a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice

a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering

stiffen with starch

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They starched two hundred white shirts, with a single gathering movement seizing a shirt so that the wristbands, neckband, yoke, and bosom protruded beyond the circling right hand.
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The Chairman, Harvest Feeds Agro-Processing, Goke Adeyemi has said the continued starch importation into the country is discouraging local farmers from producing cassava.
Adeyemi also said that starch processors were also discouraged by starch importation because they can't compete favourably with the imported starch due to the high cost of processing starch locally.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 1, 2019-: Corn Starch Market Impressive Growth 2019 | Size, Value Share, Business Prospects, Industry Trend, Global Analysis and Forecast to 2023
The amylose and amylopectin ratio of starch governs its physical properties.
Resistant starch is mentioned in books dating back to the 1920s, but there appears to be a gap in research from the mid-20s to the 1980s, when the topic started regaining attention.
Modified starch is used in various sectors of food industry: confectionery, baking, brewing, meat and dairy, and food-concentrate, for sale through the trading network, in the catering system, and for technical purposes (in the textile, in paper industry, and for drilling wells).
Starch is a natural, renewable, biodegradable polymer and rich in resources that are widely found in a variety of plants.
Potato starch is one of the most common polysaccharides used as thickeners and stabilizer in food systems.
Starch and its derivatives (native starches and modified starches, e.g., sodium starch glycolate) are principally used as disintegrants in pharmaceutical tablet formulations.