Definitions for "Ingredient"
That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of any combination, recipe, or mixture; an element; a constituent.
Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
A term often used in process industries in place of component. An ingredients list is equivalent to a bill of material.
the substances required and combined to make something You have the best minds and plenty of money and with those ingredients your project is sure to be successful.
means any substance that is used in the manufacture of a dietary ingredient or dietary supplement that is intended to be present in the finished dietary ingredient or dietary supplement. An ingredient includes, but is not necessarily limited to, a dietary ingredient as described in section 201(ff) of the Act. [Definition from Proposed Rule: Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Dietary Ingredients and Dietary Supplements; 68 FR 12251
Any substance used in the preparation of an agricultural product that is still present in the final commercial product as consumed.
Keywords:  filler, eaten, flavour, dish, texture
a filler if it's not providing flavour or texture, or is often eaten as a side-dish
a description of an arbitrary, configurable division of underlying hardware