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acesulfame potassium

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A white crystalline powder, C4H4KNO4S, having a taste about 200 times sweeter than sucrose, used as a calorie-free sweetener.

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  • noun The artificial sweetener, potassium 6-methyl-2,2-dioxo-oxathiazin-4-olate

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of earlier acetosulfam (perhaps influenced by aspartame) : aceto– + sulf(o)– + am(ine).]

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