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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
corn syrup
cough medicine/cough mixture/cough syrup (=liquid containing medicine for a cough)
▪ You should take some cough medicine.
golden syrup
maple syrup
▪ She made touching things for the children called mock devil's-food-cakes, concocted out of cocoa, golden syrup, carrots and soya flour.
▪ Porridge with golden syrup was a real treat in Walworth.
▪ Put the sugar, butter, vinegar, golden syrup and water into a heavy saucepan.
▪ The trees around the garden in the centre of Allen Square were spread with golden syrup under the street lamps.
▪ Milk in a brown jug and a choice of sugar or golden syrup still in its green and gilt can.
▪ Harvey's face was near, his fair hair plastered close to the skull like golden syrup.
▪ Lamp-lit faces around a table where cold-weather food steamed, hearty stews and puddings running with golden syrup.
▪ Maize comes in many guises, including cornflour, cornflakes, corn oil, corn syrup, sweetcorn, corn-on-the-cob and popcorn.
▪ Blend sugar, corn syrup, water and butter.
▪ Some medicines contain corn syrup: ask your pharmacist for advice if you are concerned about avoiding all corn products. 3.
▪ Chances are you will find corn syrup listed as a sweetener.
▪ He also knew about Ruby, codename for a project to develop a fat substitute based on corn syrup.
▪ Stir in corn syrup and cream and heat, stirring constantly just to boiling.
▪ Add food coloring to the corn syrup and pour it in the container.
▪ Then add the water to the corn syrup, pouring it gently down the side of the container.
▪ He coughed so badly that he found his way to the bathroom and took some Liquafruta cough syrup.
▪ They called for more maple syrup and more butter.
▪ A little maple syrup, however, adds a nice touch.
▪ There was a grapefruit, bacon, waffles, maple syrup, cinnamon toast and weak coffee.
▪ If using red wine vinegar, you may wish to add a teaspoon of maple syrup or other sweetener.&038;.
▪ We had long talks together, usually over breakfasts of pancakes with maple syrup.
▪ Serve hot with margarine or butter and maple syrup.
▪ It stands outside our lodges in the forests where we spend the fall, hunting and collecting maple syrup.
▪ Add the ale, lemon juice, maple syrup and vinegar and cook 10 minutes longer.
▪ Poach in sugar syrup flavoured with vanilla or ginger.
▪ Add the peel and boil slowly until all the sugar syrup is pretty much absorbed.
▪ Pour on the warm sugar syrup and continue to whisk until well mixed.
▪ Carefully pour sugar syrup over the oranges.
▪ Candied peel and angelica are coated in a thick sugar syrup, then dried.
▪ The blanched pith soaked up the sugar syrup during the candying process and turned out to be spectacular.
▪ Peel it, quarter it, core it, cut it in pieces and then poach it in a sugar syrup.
▪ Add the lime shreds and juice of the 2 limes, then pour the chilli syrup over the fruit.
▪ Carefully pour sugar syrup over the oranges.
▪ Sprinkle over the sugar and spices, then pour over the syrup.
▪ Cook over low heat until melted, stirring constantly. Pour syrup mixture into a 13-by-9-inch baking pan.
▪ Leave the tangerines whole, or slice and pour with the syrup around the pudding.
▪ I cut that part off and poured some syrup over them.
▪ Scatter the freshly ground almonds over the base of the pastry case and carefully pour the syrup mixture on top.
▪ chocolate syrup
▪ cough syrup
▪ Drain the syrup from the can of peaches.
▪ maple syrup
▪ A pediatric formulation of the drug, in syrup form, was approved last October.
▪ Chances are you will find corn syrup listed as a sweetener.
▪ Drain the mangoes and discard any syrup.
▪ In between, Jack managed to come by our table occasionally to replenish on pancakes and bacon with maple syrup.
▪ Put the sugar, butter, vinegar, golden syrup and water into a heavy saucepan.
▪ Remove from heat and beat in sugars, syrup, eggs, milk and peanuts.
▪ Spoon into a serving dish and serve warm - but not too hot or the syrup will burn.
▪ That means 2,145,150 pounds of flour, 3,813,600 eggs and 937,500 gallons of syrup.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Sirup \Sir"up\Syrup \Syr"up\, n. [F. sirop (cf. It. siroppo, Sp. jarabe, jarope, LL. siruppus, syrupus), fr. Ar. shar[=a]b a drink, wine, coffee, sirup. Cf. Sherbet.]

  1. A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.

  2. A thick and viscid saccharine solution of superior quality (as sugarhouse sirup or molasses, maple sirup); specifically, in pharmacy and often in cookery, a saturated solution of sugar and water (simple sirup), or such a solution flavored or medicated.

    Lucent sirups tinct with cinnamon.

    Mixing sirup. See the Note under Dextrose.


Syrup \Syr"up\, n., Syrupy \Syr"up*y\, a. [See Sirup.] Same as Sirup, Sirupy.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "thick, sweet liquid," from Old French sirop "sugared drink" (13c.), and perhaps from Italian siroppo, both from Arabic sharab "beverage, wine," literally "something drunk," from verb shariba "he drank" (compare sherbet). Spanish jarabe, jarope, Old Provençal eissarop are from Arabic; Italian sciroppo is via Medieval Latin sirupus. In English, formerly also sirup, sirop.


n. 1 Any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content. Also any viscous liquid. 2 (''Cockney rhyming slang''; ''shortened from'' '''syrup of figs''') A wig.


n. a thick sweet sticky liquid [syn: sirup]


In cooking, a syrup or sirup (from ; sharāb, beverage, wine, via ) is a condiment that is a thick, viscous liquid consisting primarily of a solution of sugar in water, containing a large amount of dissolved sugars but showing little tendency to deposit crystals. Its consistency is similar to that of molasses. The viscosity arises from the multiple hydrogen bonds between the dissolved sugar, which has many hydroxyl (OH) groups, and the water.

Syrups can be made by dissolving sugar in water or by reducing naturally sweet juices such as cane juice, sorghum juice, or maple sap. Corn syrup is made from corn starch using an enzymatic process that converts it to sugars.

Syrup (novel)

Syrup is a novel written by Max Barry under the pseudonym Maxx Barry, which satirizes consumerism and marketing techniques. It is Barry's debut novel, published in 1999, and adapted into a movie in 2013.

Syrup (disambiguation)

Syrup is a thick, viscous liquid, containing a large amount of dissolved sugars, but showing little tendency to deposit crystals.

Syrup may also refer to:

  • Friedrich Syrup (1881-1945), German jurist and politician
  • Syrup (drug), slang for Purple drank, a recreational drug
  • Syrup (novel), a satirical novel by Max Barry
    • Syrup (2013 film), a film based on the novel by Barry
  • Syrup, London slang for a wig as used in Only Fools and Horses
  • Cough medicine, also known as cough syrup
  • Sirup (film), a Danish 1990 drama film
Syrup (film)

Syrup is a 2013 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Max Barry. Its Video on Demand release date was May 1, 2013, and its US theater release date was June 7, 2013.

Usage examples of "syrup".

Now, as sugar does not in the least excite Drosera, we may safely attribute the reflexion of the blades and tentacles of the above leaves to exosmose from the cells which were in contact with the syrup, and their consequent contraction.

His words came in sudden soft blobs, like the abrupt glugs of pouring syrup.

I turned around to hit Maple and Syrup, Nottingham picked up the broken chair and smashed it down on the back of my head so that it was dicky-birds and bursting stars as I joined Hori Hura on the floor.

Suddenly, it is as if I am back at the gaol in Kororareka with Maple and Syrup holding my arms and Hori Hura threatening me.

Set on stones were elven winter rations and fresh game: oat cakes with salt and maple syrup, dried herring, hunks of deer and bear and bison, even barrels of ale and a trough of spring water.

I had to admit, going to Destination Unknown with Ramirez still sounded better than sitting in my studio alone, waiting for Greenway to jump out and spill my Karo syrup.

A shattered bottle of Karo syrup rested in sticky glory in the middle of the cocoa.

I had to coax them to eat through an eyedropper with a mixture of canned milk and Karo syrup.

Back in the old days, when sticky murder plots still leaked out through my fingers as easily as a slender thread of spun-glass Karo Syrup flows out of its crystal clear bottle, I could have told him how to do it.

After the first few attacks, they had decided it was politically incorrect to use the real stuff and they had switched to Karo syrup with red dye in it.

Oatmeal Cookies, Karo Syrup Easy Caramel Popcorn, or any of the five pecan pies on various other packages.

Richard brought them their coffee and kirsch, and Condy showed Blix how to burn a lump of sugar and sweeten the coffee with syrup.

About him were golden limes, ginger in syrup, litchi nuts, pickled leeches.

Here was another of the larger Meks, and now Xanten saw it to be without a syrup sac, a Mek in the original state.

From his own bartending days he remembered the ingredients-herbsaint, white of an egg, cream, orgeat syrup, and a dash of anisette.