leiocome
Dextrin Dex"trin, n. [Cf. F. dextrine, G. dextrin. See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat, acids, or diastase. It is of somewhat variable composition, containing several carbohydrates which change easily to their respective varieties of sugar. It is so named from its rotating the plane of polarization to the right; -- called also {British gum}, {Alsace gum}, {gommelin}, {leiocome}, etc. See {Achro["o]dextrin}, and {Erythrodextrin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dextrīn — (Stärkegummi, Leiocome, Leiocomme, Gommaline, Chem.), C12H10O10, eine dem arabischen Gummi ähnliche Gummiart; entsteht durch Einwirkung von Wärme, verdünnten Säuren, Diastase u. verschiedenen thierischen Flüssigkeiten auf Stärkemehl; bildet eine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Alsace gum — Dextrin Dex trin, n. [Cf. F. dextrine, G. dextrin. See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • British gum — Dextrin Dex trin, n. [Cf. F. dextrine, G. dextrin. See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dextrin — Dex trin, n. [Cf. F. dextrine, G. dextrin. See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat, acids, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gommelin — Dextrin Dex trin, n. [Cf. F. dextrine, G. dextrin. See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A translucent, gummy, amorphous substance, nearly tasteless and odorless, used as a substitute for gum, for sizing, etc., and obtained from starch by the action of heat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dextrīn — (Stärkegummi, künstliches Gummi, Dampfgummi) C6H10O5, ein zur Gruppe der Kohlehydrate gehören der Körper von gleicher prozentischer Zusammensetzung mit Stärkemehl, Holzfaser (Zellulose) und Zucker, findet sich sehr verbreitet im Pflanzenreich,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Léiogomme — (griech. franz., spr. lējogómm , fälschlich Léiocome, Leiokōm), soviel wie Dextrin …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dextrin — Dextrin, Leiocome, das Stärkegummi, ein durch den Einfluß der Agentien verändertes Stärkemehl; die Agentien sind: Wärme, Säuren und die sog. Diastase. Gegenwärtig in dreierlei Formen im Handel: am seltensten in Gestalt kleiner durchsichtiger… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • лейоком — а, м. leiocome m. Декстрин. Сл. 1948. Москательный товар, камедь, приготовленная на химическом заводе из картофеля, употребляемого для сгущения некоторых красок на набивных фабриках. Вавилов 1856 …   Исторический словарь галлицизмов русского языка

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