Definitions of confection

  1. prepare from ingredients; "This medicine is home-confected" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a food rich in sugar Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. make into a confection; "This medicine is home-confected" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. A composition of different materials. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. A preparation of fruits or roots, etc., with sugar; a sweetmeat. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A composition of drugs. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A soft solid made by incorporating a medicinal substance or substances with sugar, sirup, or honey. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used. Medical Dictionary DB
  10. Anything preserved with sugar; candy; a sweetmeat. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Confectio. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  12. A saccharine substance to disguise bitter drugs. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  13. A sweetmeat; conserve. confect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act of confecting; anything prepared with sugar; a sweetmeat; a soft clectnary. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Anything prepared with sugar; a sweetmeat. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. ( Exodus 30:35 , "ointment" in ver. 25; RSV, "perfume"). The Hebrew word so rendered is derived from a root meaning to compound oil and perfume. biblestudytools.com
  17. Mixing, compounding; thing compounded, esp. preserve, sweetmeat, whence confectionary a.; readymade article of (usu. female) dress, mantle, wrap, &c.; (v.t.) prepare, make, (a. c.). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. A medicated sweetmeat, conserve, or electuary. American pocket medical dictionary.
  19. A preparation of soft, solid consistence, composed of one or more medicinal substances, made up with some saccharine excipient, sugar, honey, or syrup. See also conserve and electuary. Among the more common confection's are confection of opium; confection of rose; confection of senna. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  20. n. [Latin] A preparation of fruit, &c., with sugar; a comfit; a mixture. Cabinet Dictionary
  21. A preparation of fruit with sugar, a sweetmeat ; a composition, a mixture. Complete Dictionary