Definitions for "Starch"
Stiff; precise; rigid.
A widely diffused vegetable substance found especially in seeds, bulbs, and tubers, and extracted (as from potatoes, corn, rice, etc.) as a white, glistening, granular or powdery substance, without taste or smell, and giving a very peculiar creaking sound when rubbed between the fingers. It is used as a food, in the production of commercial grape sugar, for stiffening linen in laundries, in making paste, etc.
Fig.: A stiff, formal manner; formality.
Slang for Daniel Starch and Staff, Inc., an independent advertising readership research organization. They conduct studies of over 100 consumer and business publications and newspapers and publish the findings in a "Starch Report." It gives scores on ad readership for specific issues of a publication.
Is an aided recall method of measuring press advertisement readership. Respondents are taken through a publication page by page and asked a series of questions to determine whether or not he/she (i) remembered seeing or reading each advertisement, (ii) accurately recalled the product or brand the ad referred to, and (iii) read more than half the copy. These three elements provide three corresponding scores of readership - noted, associated and read most.
Keywords:  laundry, allergenic
Allergenic. Used in some laundry starches
a material used in the papermaking process, both at the wet end and in the coating to improve the characteristics of the paper
Material used as a sizing agent for paper. Usually made from corn.
A sizing agent added to the paper surface to increase resistance to water or ink, to eliminate abrasiveness, and to improve printing properties and bonding strength. AG: Strong, heavy paper calendered to a smooth hard finish.
The major food substance in wood that wood boring insects feed on.
the food produced by photosynthesis in plants.
A major constituent of wheat flour containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.