cane sugar
noun Date: 1766 sugar from sugarcane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cane sugar — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cane sugar — n. sugar (sucrose) obtained from sugar cane …   English World dictionary

  • cane sugar — noun 1. sucrose obtained from sugar cane • Hypernyms: ↑carbohydrate, ↑saccharide, ↑sugar • Hyponyms: ↑demerara 2. sugar from sugarcane used as sweetening agent • Hypernyms: ↑sugar …   Useful english dictionary

  • cane sugar — Sucrose Su crose , n. [F. sucre sugar. See {Sugar}.] (Chem.) A common variety of sugar found in the juices of many plants, as the sugar cane, sorghum, sugar maple, beet root, etc. It is extracted as a sweet, white crystalline substance which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cane sugar — sacharozė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Disacharidas, susidedantis iš D gliukozės ir D fruktozės liekanų. formulė C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁ atitikmenys: angl. beet sugar; cane sugar; saccharose; sucrose rus. сахароза; свекловичный сахар; тростниковый… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cane sugar — cukranendrių cukrus statusas Aprobuotas sritis cukrus ir sirupas apibrėžtis Kristalinis disacharidas, gaunamas ekstrahuojant cukranendres. atitikmenys: angl. cane sugar vok. Rohrzucker, m pranc. sucre de canne, m šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cane sugar — sugar obtained from sugar cane, identical with that obtained from the sugar beet. Cf. sugar (def. 1). [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • cane sugar — cane′ sug ar n. pln sugar obtained from sugarcane, identical with that obtained from the sugar beet Compare sugar 1) • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • cane sugar — sugar made from sugar cane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cane sugar — sucrose obtained from sugar cane …   Medical dictionary

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