noun Biochemistry, Chemistry.
Examples from the Web for dextrine
A layer of dextrine may then be put over the starch coating, and the design printed upon the dextrine surface.The Manufacture of Paper|Robert Walter Sindall
The long boiling converts the starch into dextrine, which is more easily digested than starch.Public School Domestic Science|Mrs. J. Hoodless
Our ex-grocer knew all about Hambletonian Ten and Dexter; but dextrine, dextrose and glucose were out of his class.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12|Elbert Hubbard
They are often still further cheapened by being adulterated with salt, dextrine and the like.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
Dr. Phin says that dextrine mixed with water makes a good label mucilage if a drop or two of glycerine be added to it.Paper and Printing Recipes|J. Sawtelle Ford