Definition of cornstarch
: starch made from corn and used in foods as a thickening agent, in making corn syrup and sugars, and in the manufacture of adhesives and sizes for paper and textiles
Examples of cornstarch in a sentence
I used some cornstarch to thicken the gravy.
First Known Use of cornstarch
CORNSTARCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cornstarch for English Language Learners
: a fine powder made from corn (sense 1) that is used in cooking especially to make liquids thicker
CORNSTARCH Defined for Kids
Definition of cornstarch for Students
: a fine powder made from corn and used to thicken foods when cooking
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