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An item, material or feature that makes something stiffer.
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  1. An item, material or feature that makes something stiffer.
A glaze or filler; size.
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  1. A glaze or filler; size.
  2. The act or process of applying such size
  3. Treatment of a fabric or other surface with size.
A very fine starch powder derived from corn (maize) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti-caking agent.
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  1. A very fine starch powder derived from corn (maize) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti-caking agent.
  2. A fine, granular or powdery starch made from corn: used in cooking and to make corn sugar, corn syrup, etc.
A polysaccharide, (C6H10O5)x, produced and stored in animal tissues, esp. in the liver and muscles, and changed into glucose as the body needs it
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  1. A polysaccharide, (C6H10O5)x, produced and stored in animal tissues, esp. in the liver and muscles, and changed into glucose as the body needs it
  2. (Biochemistry) A polysaccharide that is the main form of carbohydrate storage in animals; converted to glucose as needed.
  3. A polysaccharide stored in animal liver and muscle cells that is easily converted to glucose to meet metabolic energy requirements. Most of the carbohydrate energy stored in animal cells is in the form of glycogen.
(Biochemistry) A polymer made of many saccharide units linked by glycosidic bonds.
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  1. (Biochemistry) A polymer made of many saccharide units linked by glycosidic bonds.
  2. Any of a class of carbohydrates, such as starch and cellulose, consisting of a number of monosaccharides joined by glycosidic bonds.
  3. Any of a class of carbohydrates that are made of long chains of simple carbohydrates (called monosaccharides). Starch and cellulose are polysaccharides.
A food, such as bread, rice, or potatoes, that is composed largely of these substances.
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  1. A food, such as bread, rice, or potatoes, that is composed largely of these substances.
  2. (Organic chemistry, nutrition) A sugar, starch, or cellulose that is a food source of energy for an animal or plant; a saccharide.
  3. Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source in the diet of animals. These compounds are produced by photosynthetic plants and contain only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually in the ratio 1:2:1.
Rigidity or a measure of rigidity.
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Careful or too careful attention to order, regularity, precision, or conventionality; stiffness
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  1. Careful or too careful attention to order, regularity, precision, or conventionality; stiffness
  2. An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
  3. A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy:
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  1. A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy:
  2. Formality or formalities
  3. A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom:
An act or requirement of polite behavior
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  1. An act or requirement of polite behavior
  2. Propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc.
  3. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
Those resources, as petroleum, coal, gas, wind, nuclear fuel, and sunlight, from which energy in the form of electricity, heat, etc. can be produced
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  1. Those resources, as petroleum, coal, gas, wind, nuclear fuel, and sunlight, from which energy in the form of electricity, heat, etc. can be produced
  2. The capacity for work or vigorous activity:
  3. Vitality and intensity of expression:
Power to live or go on living
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  1. Power to live or go on living
  2. Power, as of an institution, to endure or survive
  3. Physical or intellectual vigor; energy or liveliness.
  1. Stamen
  2. Physical or moral strength to resist or withstand illness, fatigue, or hardship; endurance.
  3. Resistance to fatigue, illness, hardship, etc.; endurance
A swift, violent blow or stroke:
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  1. A swift, violent blow or stroke:
  2. A gift or tip offered to get better service
  3. A small quantity of something added
A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
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  1. A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
  2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
  3. A beverage of fruit juices and sometimes a soft drink or carbonated water, often spiced and mixed with a wine or liquor base.
Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
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  1. Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
  2. Vitality; liveliness.
  3. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
Physical or mental strength, energy, or force:
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  1. Physical or mental strength, energy, or force:
  2. Effective legal or binding force; validity
  3. Active or healthy growth
The quality of being vigorous.
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Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
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  1. Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
The capacity to live, grow, or develop:
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  1. The capacity to live, grow, or develop:
  2. Power to live or go on living
  3. The characteristic, principle, or force that distinguishes living things from nonliving things.
A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
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  1. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
  2. The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
  3. A snap bean.
To make or become stiff or stiffer
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  1. To make or become stiff or stiffer
  2. (Intransitive) To become stiff.
Find another word for starch. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for starch, like: stiffening, sizing, laundry starch, cornstarch, arrowroot starch, spray starch, glycogen, polysaccharide, carbohydrate, stiffness and formality.