Melassic Me*las"sic, a. [See {Molasses}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with {saccharic} acid (also called {D-glucaric} acid or {tetrahydroxyadipic} acid). See {Saccharic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Saccharic — Sac*char ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, saccharine substances; specifically, designating an acid obtained, as a white amorphous gummy mass, by the oxidation of mannite, glucose, sucrose, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharic — [sə kar′ik] adj. [ SACCHAR + IC] of or derived from saccharine compounds …   English World dictionary

  • saccharic — /seuh kar ik/, adj. Chem. 1. of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance. 2. of or derived from saccharic acid. [1790 1800; SACCHAR + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • saccharic — adjective Of, relating to, or derived from saccharine substances See Also: saccharic acid …   Wiktionary

  • saccharic — sac·char·ic || sÉ™ kærɪk adj. derived from a saccharine substance; derived from saccharic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saccharic — Relating to sugar …   Medical dictionary

  • saccharic — sac·char·ic …   English syllables

  • saccharic — səˈkarik, (ˈ)sa|k adjective Etymology: sacchar + ic : of, relating to, or obtained from saccharine substances …   Useful english dictionary

  • saccharic acid — n. a diacid, COOH(CHOH) 4COOH, obtained by the oxidation of glucose and other hexoses by nitric acid …   English World dictionary

  • Saccharic acid — Chembox new ImageFile=Glucaric acid structure.svg ImageSize= IUPACName=(2S,3S,4S,5R) 2,3,4,5 tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid OtherNames=Glucaric acid Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo= PubChem=33037 SMILES=C(C(C(C(=O)O)O)O)(C(C(=O)O)O)O Section2=… …   Wikipedia

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