a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 4 H 5 KO 6 , used chiefly as an ingredient in baking powders and in galvanic tinning of metals.
Also called potassium bitartrate, potassium acid tartrate.
Compare (def 3).
another name for potassium hydrogen tartrate, esp when used in baking powders
noun 1. an open bowl of silver having a ladle or spoon for serving cream.
noun 1. a hollow pastry made with cream puff paste and filled with custard sauce or whipped cream. 2. Informal. noun 1. a shell of light pastry with a custard or cream filling 2. (informal) an effeminate man noun phrase
- Cream-puff hitter
noun phrase A weak hitter (1950s+ Baseball)
noun 1. paste made with eggs, water or milk, butter, and flour, used in making éclairs, profiteroles, and other kinds of puffs.