Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A saccharine substance (C6H14O6), similar to and isomeric with mannite, which occurs in various plants, and is commercially obtained from an unknown plant in Madagascar, and in the crude state is called Madagascar manna. Also called dulcite, dulcin, dulcose.

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Examples

  • I was concerned with a very obscure thing which registered under the name of dulcitol.

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  • In eighteen months we were successful in providing not only a substitute for dulcitol, but actually the same compound, identical in every respect with the natural drug.

    Chemistry in War Time

  • Within a few weeks of the opening of hostilities dulcitol was being searched for all over the world.

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  • To make a long story short, I succeeded in working out a method of preparing dulcitol that proved to - be successful, and immediately the quadrangles of St. Andrews University were invaded.

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  • We could not get dulcitol, and it was at this stage that an appeal was made to the university, so you can see, gentlemen, that the situation was desperate.

    Chemistry in War Time

  • Work shops were erected all over, and this venerable old university became the scene of great activity, and under my direction dulcitol was produced.

    Chemistry in War Time

  • I don't wish to take up your time by going into too many details, but sufficient for me to tell you that my task was to try and produce or find an artificial method of making dulcitol.

    Chemistry in War Time

  • Little did I dream that in a very few weeks after the opening of the war this material called dulcitol was going become such an important factor on behalf of the nation.

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  • We required dulcitol at the rate of five pounds per week, but when the claims of France and Russia had to be met that figure reached as high as fifteen pounds per week.

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  • This material, dulcitol, sprung into a position of first importance.

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