Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An intensely sweet, heat-stable derivative of sucrose that contains no calories.

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  • n. A selectively chlorinated sucrose, used as an artificial sweetener under the the trade name Splenda.

Etymologies

Probably blend of sucrose and galactose.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • It is adding the artificial sweetener sucralose, which is commercially known as Splenda, and a proprietary additive that enhances sweetness.

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  • The U.K. maker of food ingredients lost a preliminary U.S. court case against competing Chinese generic manufacturers of its star product, a sweetener known as sucralose, which Tate sells as Splenda.

    Dissolving Confidence in Tate & Lyle

  • Well, the makers of Splenda argue that sweetener is made from sucralose, which is a chemical ingredient that is made from table sugar.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2007

  • Then in 1998 the Food & Drug Administration approved a sweetener called sucralose.

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  • Fifty-one percent of consumers said that they either already ate or would consider eating or drinking products or beverages that contain sucralose, which is sold under the trade name Splenda among others.

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  • But this drink has neither the "high fructose corn syrup" that is ubiquitous in American soft drinks, nor the chemicals (such as sucralose or aspartame) used in diet drinks.

    The French Gift for Prosaics

  • Of course one can google the terms "sucralose" and "safety" and come up with sites that claim it will kill you or at least make you stupid, but so many of those sites are trying to sell me someone's book or shoving pop-up ads in front of me that I can't really take them seriously.

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  • Artificial sweeteners such as sucralose and aspartame are both attributed to weight gain.

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  • Tate & Lyle tends to use ingredients in its portfolio, such as sucralose and Promitor fibers, in these applications developed on these platforms.

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  • He states, "The multinational company Mamtek International and its affiliate Mamtek U.S., producers of a healthy sugar substitute called sucralose, plan to hold a Groundbreaking

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