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Definition of "sirup" [sir•up]

  • Variant of syrup. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sirup" in a sentence
  • "For determining the density of sirup, a _sirup gauge_, or"
  • "Thus, a sirup in which the proportion of sugar to water is so large as to make the sirup thick is known as a _heavy sirup_; one in which the proportion of water to sugar is so large as to make the sirup thin is called a _light sirup_; and one in which the proportion of sugar and water is such as to produce a sirup that is neither thick nor thin, but stands between the two extremes, is called a _medium sirup_."
  • "Each is provided with a false bottom, covered with thick woolen blankets, and through these the juice slowly drips into an immense iron vessel called a sirup tank."