Edulcorating
Edulcorate E*dul"co*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edulcorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Edulcorating}.] [L. e out + dulcoratus, p. p. of dulcorare to sweeten, fr. dulcor sweetness, fr. dulcis sweet: cf. F. ['e]dulcorer.] 1. To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from acidity. [1913 Webster]

Succory . . . edulcorated with sugar and vinegar. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) To free from acids, salts, or other soluble substances, by washing; to purify. [R.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • edulcorating — v. sweeten; rid of soluble particles by washing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Edulcorate — E*dul co*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edulcorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Edulcorating}.] [L. e out + dulcoratus, p. p. of dulcorare to sweeten, fr. dulcor sweetness, fr. dulcis sweet: cf. F. [ e]dulcorer.] 1. To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edulcorated — Edulcorate E*dul co*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edulcorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Edulcorating}.] [L. e out + dulcoratus, p. p. of dulcorare to sweeten, fr. dulcor sweetness, fr. dulcis sweet: cf. F. [ e]dulcorer.] 1. To render sweet; to sweeten; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edulcoration — E*dul co*ra tion, n. [Cf. F. [ e]dulcoration.] 1. The act of sweetening or edulcorating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) The act of freeing from acids or any soluble substances, by affusions of water. [R.] Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • edulcorate — edulcoration, n. edulcorative, adj. /i dul keuh rayt /, v.t., edulcorated, edulcorating. Chem. to free from acids, salts, or impurities by washing; purify. [1800 10; < NL edulcoratus, equiv. to e E + LL dulcoratus sweetened (ptp. of dulcorare),… …   Universalium

  • purification — n 1. sanitization, sanitizing, sanitating, depuration, depurating; depollution, depolluting, freshening, deodorizing, decontamination, decontaminating, disinfection, disinfecting, antisepticizing; cleansing, detersion, deterging, mundification,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • e|dul|co|ra|tion — «ih DUHL kuh RAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of edulcorating. 2. the state of being edulcorated …   Useful english dictionary

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