Definición de syrup en inglés:

syrup

Saltos de línea: syrup
Pronunciación: /ˈsɪrəp
 
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(US also sirup)

sustantivo

1 [mass noun] A thick, sweet liquid made by dissolving sugar in boiling water, often used for preserving fruit.
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  • Select canned fruit in its own juice or water, not heavy syrup, and frozen fruit without added sugar.
  • Make a simple mint syrup by boiling sugar and water together for 5 minutes; cool.
  • Candied fruits and fruits preserved in syrup are also traditional.
1.1A thick, sweet liquid containing medicine or used as a drink: cough syrup
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  • This type of sedation involves swallowing sedative tablets or syrup.
  • Boxes of medicines, varying from children's syrup to Viagra and antiretrovirals, were found in the warehouse.
  • Simple cough mixtures contain ingredients known as demulcents, for example glycerin, honey and syrup.
1.2A thick, sticky liquid obtained from sugar cane as part of the processing of sugar.
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  • The sugar syrup would then be processed to extract a liquid sucrose for sale to U.S. food processors for use in breakfast cereal, ice cream, and candy.
  • Sticky rice prepared with coconut milk and sugarcane syrup is wrapped in banana leaves.
  • Molasses is a byproduct of the sugar refining process, it is the thick syrup you get when you boil down the sugar cane juices to extract sugar.
1.3Excessive sweetness or sentimentality of style or manner: Mr Gurney’s poems are almost all of them syrup
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  • Jill dripped her words with syrup and the sweetness in her tone made the guard nauseous.
2British informal A wig: he has been bald for the past twenty years, his shame concealed by a syrup of some opulence
[from rhyming slang syrup of figs]

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French sirop or medieval Latin siropus, from Arabic šarāb 'beverage'; compare with sherbet and shrub2.

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