Adjective "Degummed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Degummed


    Definition:

    1. to free from gum.

    2. to remove sericin from (silk filaments or yarn) by boiling in a soap solution; boil off.

    Origin:
    degum

    Examples:

    "oils can be degummed."

    "unds can be degummed."

    "soyoils can be degummed."

    "soybeans can be degummed."

    "ovs can be degummed."

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