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sucrose (ˈsjuːkrəʊz Pronunciation for sucrose ; -krəʊs) 



  1. the technical name for sugar (sense 1)

Word Origin

C19: from French sucre sugar + -ose2

Example Sentences Including 'sucrose'

14 The natural sugar in milk is sucrose , fructose or lactose?
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
A A homeopathic pill is made up of the active ingredient diluted many times and a "carrier" substance, usually sucrose.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
I needed sucrose for a burst of energy and protein to feed the muscles for a prolonged effort.
Brierley, David Skorpion's Death
It is non-caloric and about 600 times sweeter than sucrose , or white table sugar.
canada.com (2005)
Perception of its sweetness is delayed and lasts much longer than the sweet taste of sucrose.
Mayes, Adrienne The Dictionary of Nutritional Health
Therefore an adult needs 1750/ 400 = 438 grams of sucrose per day = 1.28 moles sucrose per day.
New Scientist (1999)
This raises blood sugar more gently than sucrose , and it is sweeter, which means you only need to use half the amount.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)


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