Sulphinide
Sulphinide Sul"phi*nide, n. [Sulpho-- + amine + anhydride.] (Chem.) A white or yellowish crystalline substance, {C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH}, produced artificially by the oxidation of a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest substance known, having over two hundred times the sweetening power of sugar, and is known in commerce under the name of {saccharine}. It has acid properties and forms salts (which are inaccurately called saccharinates). --I. Remsen. [1913 Webster]

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  • C6H4SO2CONH — Sulphinide Sul phi*nide, n. [Sulpho + amine + anhydride.] (Chem.) A white or yellowish crystalline substance, {C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH}, produced artificially by the oxidation of a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest substance known,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharine — Sulphinide Sul phi*nide, n. [Sulpho + amine + anhydride.] (Chem.) A white or yellowish crystalline substance, {C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH}, produced artificially by the oxidation of a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest substance known,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharin — Saccharine Sac cha*rine (? or ?), n. (Chem.) A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also {saccharin}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saccharine — Sac cha*rine (? or ?), n. (Chem.) A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also {saccharin}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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