Meaning of “cream of tartar” in the English Dictionary


"cream of tartar" in English

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cream of tartarnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkriːm əv ˈtɑː.tər/ us /ˌkriːm əv ˈtɑːr.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Cream of tartar, rubbed upon soiled white kid gloves, cleanses them very much. 
  • One-half teaspoon of cream of tartar. 
  • Put cream of tartar in flour and add last. 
  • Sift the flour and cream of tartar together. 
  • Two teaspoonfuls of soda to one of cream of tartar. 

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