noun. starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener.
1. Adjective For instance, the Hairy Bikers beer-battered fish recipe uses beer, plain flour, cornflour and salt to create its batter, while others recommend mixing both beer and sparkling water to create a lighter batter. 2. Noun, singular or mass Spread whiting or cornflour on the surface of the marble as soon as possible for oil stains. 3. Verb, base form Alternatively, use whiting or cornflour mixed with ammonia to dissolve the stain.