Starch

Complex carbohydrates found for example in potatoes, corn, rice and wheat.

Starch

A polysaccharide consisting of glucose units; the principal food storage substance of plants.

starch

a complex carbohydrate sometimes added to drilling fluids to reduce filtration loss.

starch

A polysaccharide used by plants to stockpile glucose molecules. The most common forms are amylose and amylopectin.
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Starch

For the Urhobo cuisine dish known as starch see usi (food) Starch or amylum is a carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds. This polysaccharide is produced by most green plants as an energy store. It is the most common carbohydrate in human diets and is contained in large amounts in such staple foods as ...
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starch

(stahrch) any of a group of polysaccharides of the general formula, (C6H10O5)n ; it is the chief storage form of carbohydrates in plants. granular material separated from mature corn (Zea mays), wheat, or potatoes; used as a dusting powder and pharmaceutic aid.
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starch

[n] - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice 2. [v] - stiffen with starch
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Starch

• (a.) Stiff; precise; rigid. • (n.) Fig.: A stiff, formal manner; formality. • (v. t.) To stiffen with starch. • (n.) A widely diffused vegetable substance found especially in seeds, bulbs, and tubers, and extracted (as from potatoes, corn, rice, etc.) as a white, glistening, granular or powdery substance, without taste or smel...
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starch

<biochemistry> Storage carbohydrate of plants, consisting of amylose (a linear _(1-4) glucan) and amylopectin (an _(1-4) glucan with _(1-6) branch points). Present as starch grains in plastids, especially in amyloplasts and chloroplasts. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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starch

amylum noun a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper...
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Starch

Starch (stärch) adjective [ Anglo-Saxon stearc stark, strong, rough. See Stark .] Stiff; precise; rigid. [ R.] Killingbeck.
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Starch

Starch noun [ From starch stiff, confer German stärke , from stark strong.] 1. (Chemistry) A widely diffused vegetable substance found especially in seeds, bulbs, and tubers, and extracted (as from potatoes, corn, rice, etc.) as a white, glistening, granular or powde...
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Starch

Starch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Starched ; present participle & verbal noun Starching .] To stiffen with starch.
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starch

A carbohydrate composed of several hundred glucose units; the chief food storage substance in plants.
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starch

A carbohydrate, built up from simple sugars, which is the main energy storage compound in green plants. Starch is a combination of two types of molecules, amylose (normally 20-30%) and amylopectin (normally 70-80%). Both consist of polymers of alpha-D-glucose units in the 4C&l...
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starch

a complex polymer of glucose, used by plants and green algae to store surplus sugar for later use.
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Starch

A polysaccharide used by plants to stockpile glucose molecules. The most common forms are amylose an
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starch

A substance found in plants. It contains sugar molecules joined chemically. It is found in high levels in foods such as potatoes, rice, corn, and wheat. It may be used as a dusting powder, a skin softener, a filler in medicine tablets, and a clothes stiffener.
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starch

a white, granular, organic chemical that is produced by all green plants. Starch is a soft, white, tasteless powder that is insoluble in cold water, ... [14 related articles]
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Starch

A white, odorless, tasteless, granular or powdery complex carbohydrate. It gives a deep blue color with iodine.
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starch

another name for carbohydrate, one of the three main nutrients in food.
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starch

another name for carbohydrate, one of the three main nutrients in food.
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Starch

Complex carbohydrate composed of thousands of glucose units. Main compound that plants use to store their food energy.
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Starch

Complex carbohydrate; starch is manufactured and stored in food.
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Starch

Complex carbohydrate; starch is manufactured and stored in food.
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