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Meaning of MOLASSES

Pronunciation:  mu'lasiz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining

MOLASSES is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: sirup, syrup



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mo*las"ses\, n. [F. m['e]lasse, cf. Sp. melaza, Pg.
mela[,c]o, fr. L. mellaceus honeylike, honey-sweet, mel,
mellis, honey. See {Mellifluous}, and cf. {Melasses}.]
The thick, brown or dark colored, viscid, uncrystallizable
sirup which drains from sugar, in the process of manufacture;
any thick, viscid, sweet sirup made from vegetable juice or
sap, as of the sorghum or maple. See {Treacle}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing molasses in your dream means that you will receive much pleasure and fortunate surprises through the hospitality of others. Dreaming that you are Seeing or eating molasses indicates disappointments in love. Dreaming that molasses gets on your clothing means business losses and disagreeable offers of marriage.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A brownish, syrupy by-product which is produced during the sugar refining procedure, i.e., crystallization of sucrose from sugar-cane or sugar beet. Molasses is primarily consist of sucrose, water and inorganic components. Because of its cheap price, it is commercial used as substrate for producing other microbial products.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adherent, adhesive, albumen, ambrosia, artificial sweetener, barnacle, batter, blackstrap, bonnyclabber, bramble, brier, bulldog, burr, butter, calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, cement, clabber, clover honey, comb honey, corn syrup, cornstarch, cream, curd, cyclamates, decal, decalcomania, dough, edulcoration, egg white, gaum, gel, gelatin, glair, glop, glue, gluten, goo, gook, goop, gruel, gumbo, gunk, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot, jam, jell, jelly, leech, limpet, loblolly, maple syrup, mucilage, mucus, nectar, pap, paste, plaster, porridge, prickle, pudding, pulp, puree, putty, remora, rob, saccharification, saccharin, semifluid, semiliquid, size, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, soup, starch, sticker, sticky mess, sugar, sugaring off, sugar-making, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, thorn, treacle