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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 Korean 녹말가루, 풀…
in Arabic نِشاء…
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 Spanish almidón…
in Portuguese amido, goma (para roupa)…
in German die Stärke…
in Catalan midó, fècula…
in Japanese でん粉, 洗濯のり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 淀粉…
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