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cream of tartar

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See potassium bitartrate.

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  • n. potassium hydrogen tartrate (also called potassium bitartrate), a byproduct of wine manufacture, used in baking powder and in cooking to stabilize beaten egg whites.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. purified tartar or argol; so called because of the crust of crystals which forms on the surface of the liquor in the process of purification by recrystallization. It is a white crystalline substance, with a gritty acid taste, and is used very largely as an ingredient of baking powders; -- called also potassium bitartrate, acid potassium tartrate, etc.
  • n. See under Cream.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salt used especially in baking powder

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