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English definition of “starch”

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
(Definition of starch from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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