molasses definition

  • noun:
    • A thick syrup manufactured in refining raw sugar and including light to darkish in shade.
    • A thick brown syrup manufactured in the refining of natural sugar.
    • Plural type of molasse.
    • The thick, brown or dark-colored, viscid, uncrystallizable sirup which drains from sugar, undergoing manufacture; any dense, viscid, sweet sirup produced from veggie juice or sap, at the time of the sorghum or maple. See treacle.
    • The uncrystallized syrup manufactured in the manufacture of sugar. It properly varies from treacle in that it comes from sugar undergoing making, while treacle is gotten in the process of refining: nevertheless the two terms tend to be made use of synonymously.
    • The repellent fluid ejected through the mouths of grasshoppers and certain other insects whenever captured.
    • thick dark syrup produced by boiling straight down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining

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