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corn sugar Syllabification: corn sug·ar

Definition of corn sugar in English:


Dextrose, especially when made from cornstarch.
Example sentences
  • Last year, Dow Chemical and Cargill (an international food and agricultural company) broke ground on the world's first manufacturing facility that will make plastic from corn sugar, rather than petroleum.
  • And then you only use 3/4 of a cup of corn sugar for 5 gallons of beer.
  • This natural product comes from fermenting corn sugar with the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris.

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