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Noun gluten has 1 sense
  1. gluten - a protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars: corn gluten; wheat gluten

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Gluten is a group of proteins found in wheat and other grain products, including barley and rye. These proteins give dough its elasticity and are responsible for giving bread and other baked goods their texture and structure.


As a noun:
  1. Sense: Gluten intolerance or sensitivity.
    Example sentence: I have to avoid consuming gluten due to my sensitivity, as it causes digestive issues for me.
  2. Sense: An ingredient in food products.
    Example sentence: This pasta sauce is gluten-free, making it suitable for individuals with celiac disease or gluten allergies.
  3. Sense: A substance used as a binding agent in various products.
    Example sentence: The gluten in this cosmetic product helps bind the ingredients together and maintain its texture.
As an adjective:
  1. Sense: Related to or containing gluten.
    Example sentence: She prepared a delicious gluten-filled cake for the party, but also made a gluten-free option for those with dietary restrictions.

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