Saccharone
Saccharone Sac"cha*rone, n. [Saccharin + lactone.] (Chem.) (a) A white crystalline substance, {C6H8O6}, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid. (b) An oily liquid, {C6H10O2}, obtained by the reduction of saccharin. [1913 Webster]

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  • C6H10O2 — Saccharone Sac cha*rone, n. [Saccharin + lactone.] (Chem.) (a) A white crystalline substance, {C6H8O6}, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid. (b) An oily liquid, {C6H10O2}, obtained by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H8O6 — Saccharone Sac cha*rone, n. [Saccharin + lactone.] (Chem.) (a) A white crystalline substance, {C6H8O6}, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid. (b) An oily liquid, {C6H10O2}, obtained by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saccharonic — Sac cha*ron ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, saccharone; specifically, designating an unstable acid which is obtained from saccharone (a) by hydration, and forms a well known series of salts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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