Definition of cream of tartar in English:

cream of tartar

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noun

[mass noun]
A white crystalline acidic compound obtained as a by-product of wine fermentation and used chiefly in baking powder.
More example sentences
  • The commercial production of tartaric acid begins with potassium hydrogen tartrate obtained as a waste product from the wine industry.
  • Addition of an acid such as citric acid (found in lemon juice) or cream of tartar (which contains tartaric acid) also enhances inversion.
  • Other examples are bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar, calcium oxalate, and saltpetre.

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