a naturally occurring pentose sugar alcohol, c 5 h 12 o 5 , used as a sugar subst-tute.
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(chem) an artificial sweetener produced from xylose and used esp in chewing gum. formula: ch2hoh(choh)3ch2oh
a sweet white crystalline alcohol derived from xylose and used as a sugar subst-tute. chemical formula: c5h12o5.
the art of engraving on wood, or of printing from such engravings. historical examples from xylographs to lead molds; a.d. 1440-a.d. 1921 h. c. forster mrs. hale’s receipts for the million sarah josepha hale engraving: its origin, processes, and history henri delaborde noun the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks
an engraving on wood. noun an engraving in wood a print taken from a wood block verb (transitive) to print (a design, ill-stration, etc) from a wood engraving
any of three oily, colorless, water-insoluble, flammable, toxic, isomeric liquids, c 8 h 10 , of the benzene series, obtained mostly from coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes. historical examples the elements of bacteriological technique john william henry eyre a manual of clinical diagnosis james campbell todd handbook of medical entomology william […]
noun word origin
a wood-eating insect.