confectioners' sugar

confectioners' sugar
noun Date: circa 1889 a refined finely powdered sugar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Confectioners' sugar — Con*fec tion*ers sug ar A highly refined sugar in impalpable powder, esp. suited to confectioners uses. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confectioners' sugar — ☆ confectioners sugar n. sugar ground into a very fine powder, finer than powdered sugar …   English World dictionary

  • confectioners' sugar — N UNCOUNT Confectioners sugar is very fine white sugar that is used for making icing and candy. [AM] (in BRIT, use icing sugar) …   English dictionary

  • confectioners'sugar — con·fec·tion·ers sugar (kən fĕkʹshə nərz) n. Finely pulverized sugar with cornstarch added. * * * …   Universalium

  • confectioners' sugar — noun : a highly refined finely powdered sugar * * * noun [noncount] US : ↑powdered sugar …   Useful english dictionary

  • confectioners' sugar — an extra fine variety of powdered sugar, with cornstarch added to preserve dryness, used in icings, confections, etc. Symbol: XXXX [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • confectioners' sugar — noun Powdered sugar …   Wiktionary

  • confectioners sugar — noun Powdered sugar …   Wiktionary

  • confectioners' sugar — confec′tioners sug′ar n. coo an extra fine variety of powdered sugar Symbol: XXXX • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • confectioners' sugar — /kənˈfɛkʃənəz ʃʊgə/ (say kuhn fekshuhnuhz shooguh) noun US → icing sugar …   Australian English dictionary

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