Meaning of “corn syrup” in the English Dictionary

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"corn syrup" in English

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corn syrupnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɔːn ˈsɪr.əp/ us /ˌkɔːrn ˈsɪr.əp/

Examples from literature

  • Heat corn syrup to the boil, add cornstarch and cook for three minutes. 
  • Measure amount of mixture and add equal amount of corn syrup. 
  • Mix milk, egg yolk and corn syrup. 
  • Molasses is a less one-sided food than cane sugar or corn syrup. 
  • Purchase the white corn syrup and place in a saucepan and add the cranberries. 

(Definition of “corn syrup” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corn syrup" in American English

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corn syrupnoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɔrn ˌsɪr·əp/

a sweet, thick liquid made from corn, used in making food:

Maple syrup is often mixed with corn syrup to make commercial sweeteners.

(Definition of “corn syrup” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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