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  • n. An unfermentable carbohydrate obtained by gently heating levulose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An unfermentable carbohydrate obtained by gently heating levulose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless syrup, C6H10O5, prepared by rapidly heating cane-sugar at 160° C. It is optically inactive, and is converted into levulose by boiling with water.

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  • It is also noteworthy that levulose gave this same product, the trinitrate of the anhydride (levulosan) by both methods of nitration (_supra_).

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

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