Saccharin



noun, Chemistry.
1.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 7 H 5 NO 3 S, produced synthetically, which in dilute solution is 500 times as sweet as sugar: its soluble sodium salt is used as a noncaloric sugar substitute in the manufacture of syrups, foods, and beverages.
noun
1.
a very sweet white crystalline slightly soluble powder used as a nonfattening sweetener. Formula: C7H5NO3S

saccharin sac·cha·rin (sāk’ər-ĭn)
n.
A white crystalline powder having a taste about 500 times sweeter than cane sugar, used as a calorie-free sweetener. Also called benzosulfimide.
saccharin
(sāk’ər-ĭn)
A white, crystalline powder used as a calorie-free sweetener. It tastes about 500 times sweeter than sugar. Saccharin is made from a compound of toluene, which is derived from petroleum. Chemical formula: C7H5NO3S.

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