Translation of starch in Spanish:

starch

almidón, n.

Pronunciation /stɑːtʃ//stɑrtʃ/

noun

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    Chemistry
    almidón masculine
    • Starchy materials which contain more complex carbohydrates, including starch and insulin, require several steps before fermentation.
    • Virtually all of the carbohydrate accumulated as starch and sucrose during the day was degraded at night.
    • But Vicki Finkenstadt and J.L. Willett have shown that plant polysaccharides, such as starch and cellulose, work just as well.
    • Glucose, in turn, is used as an eventual building block for sucrose, starch, and other carbohydrates.
    • Rhodophytes store their energy surplus from photosynthesis in the form of floridean starch, a carbohydrate assembled from approximately 15 glucose units.
    • Sucrose can be converted to all other forms of carbohydrates, such as starch, as a storage compound in the roots and trunks, and cellulose, which is present in all cells.
    • The most important polysaccharides are starch, cellulose and glycogen.
    • Nodules were extracted and assayed for starch, sucrose, glucose, fructose, total amino acids, and ureides as described previously.
    • From these results, it was proposed that sucrose metabolism following rapid starch degradation plays an important role in energy production and growth of pondweed turions under anoxia.
    • This decrease of invertase activities resulted in a decreased hexose: sucrose ratio accompanied by starch and protein deposition.
    • The sugars are often linked together for easy storage into a complex carbohydrate called starch.
    • Enzymatically, amylase breaks starch into maltose and glucose.
    • Loci detected by genes functional in starch and hexose metabolism or transport are shaded gray.
    • For example, soft drink manufacturers use a heat stable enzyme to turn starch from potatoes into sugar that can then be used in soft drinks.
    • They stored more soluble carbohydrates than starch, with concentrations five to ten times higher than those in flower buds or vegetative organs.
    • The starch stored in natural plant sugars is harvested and then the sugar is fermented into lactic acid.
    • The three types of complex carbohydrates of nutritional importance are fiber, starch, and glycogen.
    • The contents of protein, sugar, starch and lysine in maize plant are critical to maize quality.
    • Unbranched starch is called amylose; branched starch is called amylopectin.
    • Yamada provided extensive data showing the rapid loss of starch and total carbohydrates during submergence in leaves, leaf sheaths and roots.
  • 2

    (starchy food)
    fécula feminine
    almidón masculine
    • To qualify, there should be a carbohydrate or starch source such as rice, pasta, or potatoes, some protein as in meat or eggs and vegetables or fruit to provide vitamins and minerals.
    • A life food diet excludes cooked food and starch because they cause mold, fungi, and yeast to form in the body.
    • The traditional German diet is high in starch (noodles and dumplings in the south, potatoes in the north).
    • He also instructs his readers to avoid starch, sugar, and flour based foods and to prefer light meats, greens, root vegetables, cabbage, and fruit.
    • This plant has a wide distribution in tropical Africa and is an important source of starch and protein for Africans.
    • Indeed, some athletes have found success in reducing their intake of starch and replacing it with high-protein foods.
    • There is no meat (apart from fish) no bread, protein, starch, carbohydrates… nothing but leaves, nuts and berries.
    • In the northeast of England, food is heavy, solid, comforting; filled with protein, carbohydrates, starch, and grease.
    • A basic meal comprises a starch food, preferably soft or hard taro, tapioca, or rice, and a protein food, normally fish.
    • For lunch, the main meal of the day, people eat soup, meat, a main-course starch, vegetables, and a salad.
    • For the lobster noodles: In a food processor combine the lobster meat, egg white, potato starch, and yam.
    • Fold the vanilla, vinegar, and potato starch into the egg white mixture.
    • If protein foods are eaten with starch, six or more hours are needed depending on the type of protein.
    • The last group includes energy food, including animal and plant oil, starch and wine.
    • It is true that our body needs the four food groups: protein, starch, vitamins and minerals, and fats, but they all cannot be digested at the same time.
    • Insulin is a hormone needed to convert sugar, starch and other foods into energy needed for daily life.
    • Eat either protein or starch combined with vegetables other than the potato.
    • Vegetarians base their diet on four main food groups: starch, legumes, fruits and vegetables.
    • Thus his diet promotes the eating of fats and proteins rather then starch, sugars and carbohydrates.
    • In a large bowl, combine the lobster, scallops, shrimp, egg white and potato starch; mix well to combine.
  • 3

    (for clothes)
    almidón masculine
    • Use spray starch on knit edges that tend to curl.
    • You'll need a good iron, a hard surface to iron on (preferably an ironing board), and some spray starch.
    • At this point in time, his evening suit was wrinkled, although it was normally pressed and stiff with starch.
    • The Minor test involves painting the affected area of the skin with iodine solution and after allowing time for drying, dusting the area with starch powder.
    • Most hospital filtration systems are not adequate to filter out the fine latex-laden starch powder.
    • To ensure a smooth, soil-resistant surface, apply liquid starch to the fabric top surface in the same manner.
    • A little spray starch with the iron will help too.
    • White shirts and blouses, pillowcases and such also had to be starched - and we're not talking starch sprayed out of a can.
    • Taro has also sometimes been used to make a powdered starch resembling arrowroot.
    • A consciousness raising group turns into a commercial for spray starch.
    • A good sewing tip from Sharon is to use spray starch on the fabric.
    • A press cloth also prevents the build-up of fabric finishes and spray starch on the iron soleplate.
    • It may contain any of the diluents, with the exception of starch, permitted for powdered extracts.
    • One can also get various varieties of soaps, bleaching powders, starch powder and different varieties of pickles made by the self-employment units funded by the Khadi board.
    • The starch and cellulose powder used in Z Corp's 3D Printers also works very well.
    • And the button-down variety always felt like they'd been dipped in starch, stiff and scratchy.
    • As a remedy, kuzu root is used in two ways: as powdered starch and as whole dried root.

transitive verb

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    almidonar