1A white crystalline substance which is the main constituent of tallow and suet. It is a glyceryl ester of stearic acid.
More example sentences
- Palm kernel stearin and hydrogenated palm kernel stearin can be used to prepare compound chocolate bars or coatings.
- The proportion of stearin you will use depends on the effect you're looking for.
- A compromise material was stearin - also known as adamantine from its resemblance to stone.
Definition of stearin in:
- The US English dictionary