a white, crystalline, odorless, slightly water-soluble noncarbohydrate powder, C14H18N2O5, synthesized from amino acids, that is 150–200 times as sweet as sugar: used as a low-calorie sugar substitute in soft drinks, table sweeteners, and other food products.
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How to use aspartame in a sentence
The most well known are probably saccharin, aspartame and sucralose – better known as Splenda.
Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame (NutraSweet) and saccharine are more widely used.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes | Diana Le Dean | February 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for aspartame
an artificial sweetener produced from aspartic acid. Formula: C 14 H 18 N 2 O 5
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Scientific definitions for aspartame
An artificial sweetener formed from aspartic acid. Chemical formula: C14H18N2O5.
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