processed cheese

noun
a mass-produced product made of one or more types of cheeses that have been heated and mixed with emulsifiers, colorings, flavorings, etc., primarily to retard spoilage and enhance spreadability at reduced cost.
Also, process cheese.


Origin:
1915–20

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Example sentences
They pointed to some apples and oranges and a squashed packet of processed
  cheese, and some cigarettes.
True, the recipes show their age every time canned potatoes or processed cheese
  make an appearance.
Put down the processed cheese and take up the lotus position instead.
There were crackers and a wad of multipurpose processed cheese on the table
  seven feet from our bed.
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