Complete Definition of "agar"

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Etymology
From Malay agar-agar meaning jelly.

Noun
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  1. A gelatinous material obtained from the marine algae, used as a bacterial culture medium, in electrophoresis and as a food additive.
  2. chemistry An agarose, the principle constituent of the commercial gel.

Synonyms
agal-agal
agar-agar
E406 when used as a stabiliser and gelling agent

Category:Malay derivations


Ido

Verb
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  1. To act.

Indonesian

Conjunction
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  1. so that
  2. in order to

Synonyms
supaya - Supaya and agar are often used together as "agar supaya" to mean "in order to". However, using either one alone is fine.

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