What does saccharin mean?

Definitions for saccharinˈsæk ər ɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word saccharin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saccharin(noun)

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


  1. saccharin(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Saccharin

    Flavoring agent and non-nutritive sweetener.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saccharin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saccharin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert McKenna:

    It never ceases to amaze me how a simple molecule such as saccharin— something many people put in their coffee every day— may have untapped uses, including as a possible lead compound to target aggressive cancers.

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