from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sugar which has been shown to be identical with i-fructose.


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  • He came acrose as compassionate and earnest, especially when speaking out having to leave the restaurant as a kid because his dad could not afford to buy the entire family a meal.

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  • _baryta-water_, finds an extensive application in practical chemistry, being used in gas-analysis for the determination of the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere; and also being used in organic chemistry as a hydrolysing agent for the decomposition of complex ureides and substituted aceto-acetic esters, while E. Fischer has used it as a condensing agent in the preparation of [alpha] - and [beta] - acrose from acrolein dibromide.

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