guar gum

noun

Definition of guar gum

: a gum obtained from the endosperm of guar seeds and used especially as a thickening agent and as a sizing material for paper and textiles

Examples of guar gum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To ensure ice cream stays creamy, manufacturers typically add emulsifiers like lecithin and stabilizers like guar gum, locust bean gum, carrageenan, and pectin. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 26 Mar. 2022 Most brands add the thickener guar gum to the product to give it a silky consistency. Jane Black, WSJ, 14 Jan. 2022 Sweet Nothings, which expects to obtain its patent for using chia seeds and flax seeds as stabilizers instead of guar gum to achieve a solid texture, is produced at an ice cream manufacturer, according to Kneller. Douglas Yu, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 The research team found the best recipes had different kinds of polymers, whether in the form of something accessible like guar gum powder or even an industrial lubricant. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 5 Feb. 2020 Eight that made the cut: beta-glucan soluble fiber, psyllium husk (the stuff found in Metamucil), cellulose, guar gum, pectin, locust bean gum, hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, and cross linked phosphorylated RS4. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 12 July 2019 Sprouts Farmers Market Organic Coconut Milk Price: $1.99 Ingredients: Organic coconut, purified water, organic guar gumPoints right out of the gate for being USDA Organic — and the contents didn’t disappoint. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, 4 Aug. 2018 But the frozen dinners still contains xanthan gum, dextrose, isolated soy protein product and guar gum. Heather Haddon, WSJ, 12 Oct. 2018 Bonus: Non-BPA can lining. Sprouts Farmers Market Organic Coconut Milk Price: $1.99 Ingredients: Organic coconut, purified water, organic guar gumPoints right out of the gate for being USDA Organic and BPA-free—and the contents didn’t disappoint. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, 29 Nov. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of guar gum

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Guar gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guar%20gum. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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