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invert sugar

noun
  1. a mixture of the dextrorotatory forms of glucose and fructose, formed naturally in fruits and produced artificially in syrups or fondants by treating cane sugar with acids.
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Origin of invert sugar

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for invert sugar

invert sugar

noun
  1. a mixture of fructose and glucose obtained by the inversion of sucrose
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invert sugar in Medicine

invert sugar

n.
  1. A mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose, found naturally in fruits and honey, and produced artificially for use in the food industry.
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