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Meaning of “starch” - Learner’s Dictionary

starch

noun     /stɑːtʃ/
FOOD [C, U] a substance in foods such as rice, bread, and potatoesSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemicalFood - general words
CLOTH [U] a substance used to make cloth stiffCleaning clothes
starchy adjective containing a lot of starchDiets and dietingVarious qualities of foodFood - general words
Translations of “starch”
in Arabic نِشاء…
in Korean 녹말가루, 풀…
in Malaysian kanji…
in French fécule, amidon…
in Turkish nişasta, kola…
in Italian amido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 澱粉…
in Russian крахмал…
in Polish skrobia, krochmal…
in Vietnamese tinh bột, hồ…
in Spanish almidón…
in Portuguese amido, goma (para roupa)…
in Thai แป้ง, แป้งขาวใช้ลงผ้าแข็ง…
in German die Stärke…
in Catalan midó, fècula…
in Japanese でん粉, 洗濯のり…
in Indonesian kanji, tepung kanji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 淀粉…
(Definition of starch from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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