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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tiny white crystals that look like salt that are used to sweeten things.

Usage examples (33)
  • The term sugar is applied rather loosely to a large number of substances characterized by the quality of sweetness.
  • If you see just plain "sugar" in an ingredients list you know it has to be sucrose.
  • The only ingredient that can be called just plain "sugar" on a food label in the United States is sucrose, ordinary table sugar.
  • Sucrose is so common that if you see just plain "sugar" in an ingredients list on a food package, it means sucrose and nothing else. for more
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