potassium sorbate
noun Date: 1960 a potassium salt C6H7KO2 of sorbic acid used especially as a food preservative

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  • potassium sorbate — n a potassium salt C6H7KO2 of sorbic acid used esp. as a food preservative * * * [NF] a mold and yeast inhibitor, used as a preservative in pharmaceutical preparations …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium sorbate — noun A substance used as an antifungal food perservative • • • Main Entry: ↑potassium …   Useful english dictionary

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  • potassium sorbate — /pəˌtæsiəm ˈsɔbeɪt/ (say puh.taseeuhm sawbayt) noun a chemical preservative used in processed foods to stop moulds and yeasts damaging foods with high moisture and high sugar. Also, sorbate …   Australian English dictionary

  • potassium sorbate — noun the potassium salt of sorbic acid Syn: E202, preservative …   Wiktionary

  • Sorbate de potassium — Général Nom IUPAC (2E,4E) hexa 2,4 diénoate de potassium N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sorbate — noun Date: circa 1823 a salt or ester of sorbic acid compare potassium sorbate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sorbate — /ˈsɔbeɪt/ (say sawbayt) noun → potassium sorbate …   Australian English dictionary

  • Potassium — The major positive ion (cation) found inside of cells. The chemical notation for potassium is K+. The proper level of potassium is essential for normal cell function. An abnormal increase of potassium (hyperkalemia) or decrease of potassium… …   Medical dictionary

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