Definition of corn sugar in English:

corn sugar


  • Dextrose, especially when made from cornstarch.

    ‘Last year, Dow Chemical and Cargill (an international food and agricultural company) broke ground on the world's first manufacturing facility that will make plastic from corn sugar, rather than petroleum.’
    • ‘And then you only use 3/4 of a cup of corn sugar for 5 gallons of beer.’
    • ‘This natural product comes from fermenting corn sugar with the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris.’
    • ‘Ordinary corn syrup can be refined further into what is called ‘corn sugar’ or ‘solid glucose’.’
    • ‘Many sugars are hidden in prepared foods in the form of sucrose and corn sugars.’