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How to Pronounce agar?

Correct pronunciation for the word "agar" is [ˈe͡ɪɡɑː], [ˈe‍ɪɡɑː], [ˈeɪ_ɡ_ɑː].

"Agar" in context

Agar is a gelatinous substance derived from seaweed that has numerous uses in both the food and scientific industries. In the food industry, agar is used as a gelling agent in jellies, ice cream, and aspic. It can also be used as a health food as it is high in dietary fibre and low in calories. In scientific research, agar is used to culture bacteria and other organisms, and forms the basis of many microbiological media. It can also be used for electro-conductive gels and for the preparation of samples for molecular biology experiments.

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