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sucralose

Line breaks: su|cral|ose
Pronunciation: /ˈs(j)uːkrələʊz
 
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Definition of sucralose in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A very sweet synthetic compound derived from sucrose and unable to be metabolized by the body, used as an artificial sweetener.
Example sentences
  • Disaccharides include sucrose (refined white sugar) and sucralose, an artificial sweetener that contains chlorine as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
  • Consequently, many ice cream manufacturers have taken advantage of the trend, developing low-carb products, with most using artificial sweeteners like Splendabrand sucralose in place of sugar.
  • It offers a mild sweetness and can be blended with more intense artificial sweeteners such as sucralose.

Origin

1970s: alteration of sucrose.

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