a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 8 NNaO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used to intensify the flavor of foods.
a white crystalline substance, the sodium salt of glutamic acid, that has little flavour itself but enhances the flavour of proteins either by increasing the amount of saliva produced in the mouth or by stimulating the taste buds: used as a food additive, esp in Chinese foods. Formula: NaC5H8O4 Also called sodium glutamate, MSG
monosodium glutamate mon·o·so·di·um glutamate (mŏn’ə-sō’dē-əm)
Abbr. MSG A white odorless crystalline compound that is a salt of glutamic acid; it is used as a flavor enhancer in foods, an aplication that may cause Chinese restaurant syndrome in sensitive people, and used intravenously as an adjunct in treating encephalopathies associated with liver disease.
Abbreviation of monosodium glutamate
A white, crystalline salt used to flavor food, especially in China and Japan. It occurs naturally in tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and seaweed. Chemical formula: C5H8NNaO4.
language A language for the functional specification and module design phases of the software life cycle, first presented in Berzins and Gray’s 1985 paper. Not unlike PDL. [“Analysis and design in MSG.84: formalizing functional specifications”, Valdis Berzins, Michael Gray, Volume 11 Issue 8, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Aug 1985]. (2003-05-15)
1. Master of Science in Geological Engineering.
library A graphical user interface for GNU Smalltalk. The msgGUI package contains the basics for creating window applications in the manner available in other graphical Smalltalk implementations. Version 1.0 of the library was by Mark Bush, ECS, Oxford University, UK. (ftp://ftp.comlab.ox.ac.uk/pub/Packages/mst/mstGUI-1.0.tar.Z). (2000-06-14)
1. Master of Science in Game Management.