Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

saccharate

[sak-uh-reyt]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt of saccharic acid.
  2. a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.
Show More

Origin of saccharate

First recorded in 1805–15; sacchar(ic acid) + -ate2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for saccharate

Historical Examples

  • The solutions used were potassium sulfide, saccharate of lime, and bordeaux mixture.

    Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market:

    F. M. Hexamer

  • This decomposes the saccharate of lime, which has been formed in consequence of the large excess of lime added to the clarifiers.

  • The fructose is precipitated as a saccharate, which is filtered, suspended in water and decomposed by carbon dioxide.


British Dictionary definitions for saccharate

saccharate

noun
  1. any salt or ester of saccharic acid
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012