Definitions for saccharinˈsæk ər ɪn

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  1. saccharin(noun)

    a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener

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  1. saccharin(Noun)

    a white, crystalline powder, CHNOS, used as an artificial sweetener in food products

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Saccharin(noun)

    a bitter white crystalline substance obtained from the saccharinates and regarded as the lactone of saccharinic acid; -- so called because formerly supposed to be isomeric with cane sugar (saccharose)

  2. Origin: [F., from L. saccharon sugar.]

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  1. Saccharin

    Saccharin is an artificial sweetener. The basic substance, benzoic sulfilimine, has effectively no food energy and is much sweeter than sucrose, but has a bitter or metallic aftertaste, especially at high concentrations. It is used to sweeten products such as drinks, candies, cookies, medicines, and toothpaste.

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  1. Saccharin

    Flavoring agent and non-nutritive sweetener.

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