A syrup prepared from cornstarch, used in industry and in numerous food products as a sweetener.(noun)
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Use "corn syrup" in a sentence
"High-fructose corn syrup is panned by nutritionists and physicians because it has been linked to obesity and diabetes."
"And avoid trans fats aka partially hydrogenated oils and high-fructose corn syrup when possible."
"As a result, I discovered high fructose corn syrup HFC hidden in many packaged foods."