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corn·starch

 (kôrn′stärch′)
n.
Starch prepared from corn grains, used industrially and as a thickener in cooking.
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cornstarch

(ˈkɔːnˌstɑːtʃ)
n
(Cookery) US and Canadian a fine starchy maize flour, used esp for thickening sauces. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cornflour
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corn•starch

(ˈkɔrnˌstɑrtʃ)

n.
a starch or a starchy flour made from corn and used for thickening gravies or sauces, etc.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornstarch - starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener
amylum, starch - 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 and textiles
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Translations
kukuřičný škrob
majsstivelse
maissijauho
kukuruzno brašno
コーンフラワー
옥수수 녹말
majsmjöl
แป้งข้าวโพด
bột ngô

cornstarch

[ˈkɔːrnstɑːrtʃ] n (US)maïzena® f
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cornstarch

نَشَا الذُرَة kukuřičný škrob majsstivelse Stärkemehl αραβοσιτάλευρο harina de maíz maissijauho farine de maïs kukuruzno brašno farina di granturco コーンフラワー 옥수수 녹말 maïzena maismel mąka kukurydziana amido de milho кукурузная мука majsmjöl แป้งข้าวโพด mısır nişastası bột ngô 玉米淀粉
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

cornstarch

n maicena, almidón m de maíz
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Assim, citem-se como exemplos as seguintes situacoes veiculadas na midia (3): (a) "Ao defender sobrinho flaggrado com cocaina mulher e presa por desacato"; (b) "Jovem e detido depois de 'dar o dedo 'para delegado de policia"; (c) "Mae de infrator ofende e bate em policial militar na delegacia(d) "Confusao entre gerente de banco e delegado termina na delegacia", (e) "Jovem critica trabalho da policia e delegado reggistra B.O contra ele no PI", (f) "Prefeito joga maizena 'em tenente e acaba preso", (g) "Major da PM epreso por desacatar Delegado" etc.