a salt of saccharic acid.
a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.
any salt or ester of saccharic acid
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance. 2. of or derived from saccharic acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C 6 H 1 0 O 8 , usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. saccharic acid /sæˈkærɪk/ noun 1. a white soluble solid dicarboxylic acid obtained by the oxidation of cane sugar or starch; 2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxy-hexanedioic acid. […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. an organic compound containing a sugar or sugars. 2. a simple sugar; monosaccharide. 3. an ester of sucrose. noun 1. any sugar or other carbohydrate, esp a simple sugar saccharide sac·cha·ride (sāk’ə-rīd’) n. Any of a series of compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in which the atoms of the latter two […]
[sak-uh-rif-er-uh s] /ˌsæk əˈrɪf ər əs/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing or yielding sugar. sacchariferous sac·cha·rif·er·ous (sāk’ə-rĭf’ər-əs) adj. Producing sugar.