from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of syrupy.
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- adj. Obsolete form of syrupy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like sirup, or partaking of its qualities.
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The distillate is neutralized with hydrochloric acid, and the whole evaporated to a weak sirupy consistence.
The sirupy liquid thus obtained is then mixed with 80 to 100 grammes of pulverized calcium carbonate (calcspar), dried for fifteen minutes at 40 to 60° C., and after standing for one to two hours the dish and its contents are weighed.
B. -- The bruised hemlock seed is treated in a vacuum extractor with water acidulated with acetic acid, and the extract evaporated in vacuo to a sirupy consistence.
If medium-thin sirup is desired, boil it about four minutes or until it begins to be sirupy.
The sugar and water should be boiled about four minutes, or until it begins to be sirupy.
An apparatus with a copper basket four inches in diameter has been found extremely useful in the laboratory for drying such substances as granulated sulphate of copper and sulphate of iron and ammonia, but more especially for drying sugar, which when crystallized in very small crystals cannot be readily separated from the sirupy mother-liquor by any of the usual laboratory appliances.
On its first appearance the turpentine is of a sirupy consistence, and is quite transparent; gradually it becomes more opaque, and of a yellowish-white color.
Boil the sugar, vinegar, and cinnamon together until they begin to look sirupy.
Add the spices, water, and sugar to the vinegar, and boil until it becomes sirupy.
Flavorings so prepared are in the form of a thick, sirupy substance rather than a liquid and are usually sold in a tube.