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corn syrup

noun
1.
syrup prepared from corn.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism
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Examples from the web for corn syrup
  • Made with cane sugar and not high-fructose corn syrup, the imported soda is good to go.
  • Give each group of students one of the following in a large bowl: chocolate syrup, corn syrup or vegetable oil, and one feather.
  • Misguided government policy caused the food industry to switch to high fructose corn syrup in the first place.
  • It tastes as clear as it looks, with no smoky tones or the cloying, mouth-coating feel of high-fructose corn syrup.
  • They contained neither corn syrup nor partially hydrogenated vegetable oil.
  • High fructose corn syrup is in everything from soda and fruit juices to soups, sauces, you name it.
  • Of those, the soybeans are mainly used for the oil, and the corn is mainly of a type used for high fructose corn syrup.
  • They are not fluorescent concoctions redolent of high-fructose corn syrup.
  • Its primary ingredients are sugar, corn syrup, color and binders.
  • Corn is used as inexpensive feed to fatten cows in feedlots and to make a cheap sweetener called high-fructose corn syrup.
British Dictionary definitions for corn syrup

corn syrup

noun
1.
syrup prepared from maize
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