\sˈakɑː], \sˈakɑː], \s_ˈa_k_ɑː]\
Definitions of SACCHAR
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stem, f. Greek sakkharon SUGAR, of many words chiefly in scientific use: saccharate (3), salt of saccharic acid, a dibasic acid formed by nitric acid on dextrose, also a monobasic acid formed by bases on glucoses; sacchari FEROUS, sugar-bearing; saccharify, convert (starch) into sugar; sacchari METER, instrument for testing sugars by polarized light; saccharin (e) n., intensely sweet substance got from coal-tar& used to sweeten food for the gouty, diabetic, &c.; saccharine a., sugary, of or containing or like sugar; saccharo-, sugar-&-; saccharoid a. (geol.), granular like sugar, (n.) sugarlike substance; saccharo METER, hydrometer used, esp. in brewing, to estimate amount of sugar in solution by specific gravity; saccharose, any of the group of sugars distinguished from the glucose group.
By Sir Augustus Henry