What's the difference between edulcorate and sweeten?

Edulcorate


Definition:

  • (v. t.) To render sweet; to sweeten; to free from acidity.
  • (v. t.) To free from acids, salts, or other soluble substances, by washing; to purify.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) We recommend a longer edulcoration time to prevent these reactions.
  • (2) But his responsibility is however edulcorated by the difficulties bound up with consent, confinement, possible dangerosity and suicide risk of mental patients, and also sector policy.
  • (3) We suggest that the increase in beta-endorphin after aspartame edulcorated chocolate is related with insulin secretion in the absence of marked changes in blood glucose or with a direct effect of aspartame itself on beta-endorphin liberation.
  • (4) Tiny focal calcifications appeared to be the effect of an intensive tissue irritation which may be caused by an incomplete edulcoration of the chemical substances used during preparation.

Sweeten


Definition:

  • (a.) To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea.
  • (a.) To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship.
  • (a.) To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper.
  • (a.) To make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life.
  • (a.) To soften to the eye; to make delicate.
  • (a.) To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air.
  • (a.) To make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils.
  • (a.) To restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat.
  • (v. i.) To become sweet.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) His report was widely rubbished at the time for lack of supporting evidence, and the addition of Osborne's sweeteners (or nudges, perhaps?)
  • (2) the colours: Allura red AC, erythrosine, canthaxanthin and the caramels; three anti-oxidants: BHA, BHT and the gallates; the sweeteners: polyols, aspartame, saccharin and cyclamates.
  • (3) Alternative sweeteners are widely advocated and used.
  • (4) Stevioside and rebaudioside A, two intense natural sweeteners, that are constituents of the South American plant Stevia rebaudiana, were tested for cariogenicity in albino Sprague-Dawley rats.
  • (5) More than 30 state and city legislatures, from Hawaii to New York, have discussed or proposed curbs on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) ranging from bans in schools to cuts in portion sizes and a┬ásales tax.
  • (6) Although high-intensity sweeteners are widely used to decrease the energy density of foods, little is known about how this affects hunger and food intake.
  • (7) Pfizer said on Monday it hoped its sweetened offer for AstraZeneca, which was made on Friday, would help the British drugmaker "engage with Pfizer and enter into discussions relating to a possible combination of the two companies".
  • (8) Following an initial report of the presence of traces of cyclohexylamine in the urines of subjects given cyclamate, it was shown that chronic administration of the sweetener caused the induction of extensive metabolism.
  • (9) In the other, each serving of beverage provided 600 mg APM, a dose equivalent to the amount provided by 36 oz of APM-sweetened diet beverage.
  • (10) At present, the sweetening carbohydrates have a share of about 49% of the total-carbohydrate-consumption, from which 24% is sugar in its conventional form; a further 3% comes from fruits and vegetables; 5% of the carbohydrates are lactose, 15.5% are monosaccharides, from which 12% are derived from vegetable foodstuffs and honey.
  • (11) Appropriate sweeteners, flavoring agents, preservatives, humectants, and pH adjusters were then added.
  • (12) The compromise was sweetened with further funds: on Monday Democrats held out the prospect of a further $50bn in loan guarantees under the climate change bill making its way through Congress.
  • (13) Brandishing cash sweeteners so squarely directed at different age groups opens another fracture along generational lines.
  • (14) When the sweetened solutions were switched, obese sucrose rats lost weight during the next 8 weeks while rats previously on NNS gained weight rapidly.
  • (15) In this paper, we demonstrate that high concentrations (1-4 M) of neutral salts greatly enhance the thermolysin activity in both hydrolysis and synthesis of N-carbobenzoxy-L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester (ZAPM), a precursor of a peptide sweetener, aspartame, in which the L-aspartyl residue is the P1 residue.
  • (16) Tea swathed in frothed milk sweetened to within an inch of its long, UHT life.
  • (17) The mean values for zinc bioavailability to rats were as follows: sweetened condensed milk = 66%; human breast milk 59.2%, processed cow's milk = 43.7 to 50.9%; unprocessed (raw) cow's milk = 42%; nonfat dry milk = 41.2%, and infant formulas = 26.8 to 39.5%.
  • (18) In addition, students who lived in Greek housing were found to skip meals less frequently than other students, and men were found to consume significantly more beer, sugar-sweetened soft drinks, meat, and white bread than women students.
  • (19) There was no interaction between fluoride and other sweetening agents that affected the incidence of caries.
  • (20) These sweeteners increased significantly the salivary flow rate in comparison to the unsweetened gum base.

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