corn syrup

noun

Definition of corn syrup

: a syrup containing dextrins, maltose, and dextrose that is obtained by partial hydrolysis of cornstarch

Examples of corn syrup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since egg yolks thicken when frozen, the AEB says to beat in either ⅛ teaspoon salt or 1½ teaspoon sugar or corn syrup per ¼ cup yolks (4 Large). Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 July 2022 Dreams snack boasts a mouthful of health-food phrases such as gluten-free, plant based, non-GMO, whole grain, corn-free and no corn syrup. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2022 The manufacturer Abbott Nutrition can now receive priority orders of raw materials like sugar and corn syrup for infant formula, which the White House said will allow the manufacturer to increase production quickly by one-third. Michael Conroy, Chron, 22 May 2022 Another evaporated milk and corn syrup video has been watched more than 120,000 times. Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone, 22 May 2022 Lijeron said the ships carry plastics, sugar, corn syrup, metals and chemicals from Mexico to the U.S. Cargo from the U.S. back to Mexico includes pulp and paper, chemicals and metals. al, 7 July 2022 Then, all meats are folded into a chopper along with any spices and other ingredients which could include beef stock, corn syrup, sugar, salt, spices, garlic puree, starch, water and ice. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 2 July 2022 The easy-to-digest formula is free from corn syrup, maltodextrin, palm oil and soy. Stefani Sassos, Ms, Rdn, Cso, Cdn, Nasm-cpt, Good Housekeeping, 24 May 2022 It's made with sotol instead of tequila, purple corn syrup, nixta corn liqueur, lime and roasted corn salt. Emma Balter, Chron, 5 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of corn syrup

1903, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2022

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“Corn syrup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn%20syrup. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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corn syrup

noun

Kids Definition of corn syrup

: a syrup made from cornstarch

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