from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Conversion of starch to sugars by the action of enzymes or acids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The conversion of starch into soluble products, as dextrins and sugar, esp. by the action of enzymes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The digestion of starch, or its conversion into sugar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. conversion of starch to sugar
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.