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- adj. combined with sucrose
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Mixed with some variety of sugar, either saccharose, dextrose, or milk-sugar.
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Regarding the mixing of cement and lime with saccharated water, the writer made some experiments several months ago by mixing neat cement and lime with pure water and with saccharated water, with the result that the sugar proved positively detrimental to the cement, while it increased the tenacity of briquettes of lime.
The addition of lime water, saccharated or otherwise, has been suggested as an improvement over water pure and simple, but no satisfactory experiments are on record justifying the addition of lime water.
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