Definition of saccharose in English:

saccharose

Line breaks: sac¦char|ose
Pronunciation: /ˈsakərəʊz
 
, -s/

noun

Chemistry
  • another term for sucrose.
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    • The same trend is observed for the mono- and the disaccharide with a more pronounced swelling excess with the disaccharide, as previously reported with other disaccharides like lactose or saccharose.
    • However, the degree of ordering is much higher for the anthracene-based carbons than the carbons prepared from saccharose, which remain disordered even at 2300°C.
    • This is a liquid product composed of a blend of organic compounds, designed to prevent the degradation of saccharose in the milling process, stabilizing sugar cane juice purity.

Origin

late 19th century: from modern Latin saccharum 'sugar' + -ose2.

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