phenose definition

  • noun:
    • A sweet amorphous deliquescent substance received indirectly from benzene, and isometric with dextrose.
    • A sweet amorphous deliquescent compound received ultimately from benzene, and isometric with, and resembling, dextrose.
    • An amorphous, deliquescent, quickly dissolvable ingredient, C6H12O6, made by the electrolysis of a mixture of toluene, alcoholic beverages, and dilute sulphuric acid, or because of the activity of soda regarding addition-product of benzene and hypochlorous acid. It offers a sweet style and decreases Fehling's answer, but is not fermentable.
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