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saccharic

[suh-kar-ik]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.
  2. of or derived from saccharic acid.

Origin of saccharic

First recorded in 1790–1800; sacchar- + -ic
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Examples from the Web for saccharic

Historical Examples

  • Prepare a bath with one and one-half per cent., of the weight of feathers, saccharic acid, one-quarter per cent.

    The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer

    Alexander Paul

  • Used to make nitro-saccharate of lead, and as a source of saccharic acid.

  • Moderately strong nitric acid changes it into mucic, saccharic, tartaric and oxalic acids.

  • When boiled with nitric acid, it is oxidized to mucic, saccharic, and oxalic acids.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life

    Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher


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