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Any of several derivatives, such as sodium alginate or alginic acid, of a gelatinous polysaccharide extracted from certain brown algae and widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, emulsifying, or suspending agent in industrial, pharmaceutical, and food products, such as ice cream.

[alg(a) + -in.]
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(Elements & Compounds) alginic acid or one of its esters or salts, esp the gelatinous solution obtained as a by-product in the extraction of iodine from seaweed, used in mucilages and for thickening jellies
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(ˈæl dʒɪn)

any hydrophilic colloidal substance found in kelp, as alginic acid or one of its soluble salts.
[1880–85; alg (ae) + -in1]
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Noun1.algin - a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifieralgin - a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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Little mermaid rules freestyle in record time !-- -- Joey Villar (The Philippine Star) - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am DAVAO CITY, Philippines Western Visayas tanker Alexi Cabayaran splashed her way to the gold in record-breaking fashion even as Cagayan Valley's Algin Gomez leapt to his second mint, this time in triple jump, in the Palarong Pambansa here yesterday.
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