Definition of Starchlike

1. Adjective. Resembling starch.

Exact synonyms: Amylaceous, Amyloid, Amyloidal, Farinaceous
Similar to: Starchy
Derivative terms: Amyloid, Amyloid, Amyloid



Definition of Starchlike

1. Adjective. Resembling starch. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starchlike

starchedness
starcher
starchers
starches
starchier
starchiest
starchily
starchiness
starchinesses
starching
starchitect
starchitects
starchitecture
starchitectures
starchless
starchlike (current term)
starchly
starchness
starchwort
starchy
starcraft
starcrossed
stardate
stardates
stardom
stardoms
stardust
stardusts
stare
stare daggers

Literary usage of Starchlike

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1. The Story of Nineteenth-century Science by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... of the substances that come to them into a starchlike compound called glycogen, and to store this substance away till it is needed by the organism. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"The hydrated acid is a starchlike powder, containing from 0'8 to 12 per cent, water, and much more soluble in water and alcohol than the crystalline acids ..."

3. A Text-book of sanitary and applied chemistry, or, The chemistry of water by Edgar Henry Summerfield Bailey (1917)
"... is a starchlike substance found in chicory, potatoes, artichokes, elecampane, dahlias, and dandelion roots. It is a white powder, readily soluble in ..."

4. Photo-micrographs and how to make them by George Miller Sternberg (1883)
"... with a mouth would be too great a tax upon our imagination, notwithstanding the fact that the creature contains chlorophyl and starchlike granules. ..."

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