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sugar soap

  

      n   an alkaline compound used for cleaning or stripping paint  
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sugar  
      n  
1      (Also called)    sucrose, saccharose   a white crystalline sweet carbohydrate, a disaccharide, found in many plants and extracted from sugar cane and sugar beet: it is used esp. as a sweetening agent in food and drinks. Formula: C12H22O11  
   Related adj       saccharine  
2    any of a class of simple water-soluble carbohydrates, such as sucrose, lactose, and fructose  
3    Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a term of affection, esp. for one's sweetheart  
4    Rare      a slang word for       money  
5       a slang name for       LSD  
      vb  
6    tr   to add sugar to; make sweet  
7    tr   to cover or sprinkle with sugar  
8    intr   to produce sugar  
9    sugar the pill or medicine   to make something unpleasant more agreeable by adding something pleasant  
the government stopped wage increases but sugared the pill by reducing taxes     
     (C13 suker, from Old French çucre, from Medieval Latin zuccarum, from Italian zucchero, from Arabic sukkar, from Persian shakar, from Sanskrit sarkara)  
  sugarless      adj  
  sugar-like      adj  


barley sugar  
      n   a brittle clear amber-coloured sweet made by boiling sugar, originally with a barley extract  
beet sugar  
      n   the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar  
blood sugar  
      n     (Med)   the glucose circulating in the blood: the normal fasting level is between 3.9 and 5.6 mmol/l  
brown sugar  
      n   sugar that is unrefined or only partially refined  
cane sugar  
      n  
1    the sucrose obtained from sugar cane, which is identical to that obtained from sugar beet  
   See also       beet sugar  
2       another name for       sucrose  
caster sugar  
      n   finely ground white sugar  
confectioners' sugar  
      n      the U.S. term for       icing sugar  
fruit sugar  
      n      another name for       fructose  
granulated sugar  
      n   a coarsely ground white sugar  
grape sugar  
      n      another name for       dextrose  
icing sugar  
      n     (Brit)   a very finely ground sugar used for icings, confections, etc.,   (U.S. term)    confectioners sugar  
invert sugar  
      n   a mixture of fructose and glucose obtained by the inversion of sucrose  
loaf sugar  
      n     (esp. formerly)  
1    a large conical mass of hard refined sugar; sugar loaf  
2    small cube-shaped lumps of this, the form in which it was often sold  
maple sugar  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple  
milk sugar  
      n      another name for       lactose  
palm sugar  
      n   sugar obtained from the sap of certain species of palm trees  
spun sugar  
      n     (U.S)      another term for       candyfloss  
sugar apple  
      n      another name for       sweetsop  
sugar bag  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z)   a small hessian bag occasionally still used, esp. in rural areas, as a rough-and-ready measure for dry goods  
sugar beet  
      n   a variety of the plant Beta vulgaris that is cultivated for its white roots from which sugar is obtained  
   Compare       sugar cane  
sugar bird  
      n   a South African nectar-eating bird, Promerops cafer, with a long curved bill and long tail: family Meliphagidae (honey-eaters)  
sugar bush  
      n   an anacardiaceous evergreen shrub, Rhus ovata, of S California and Arizona, having pale oval leaves, spikes of yellow-tinged red flowers, and deep red fruits  
sugar candy  
      n  
1      (Also called)    rock candy   large crystals of sugar formed by suspending strings in a strong sugar solution that hardens on the strings, used chiefly for sweetening coffee  
2      (Chiefly U.S.)   confectionery; sweets  
sugar cane  
      n   a coarse perennial grass, Saccharum officinarum, of Old World tropical regions, having tall stout canes that yield sugar: cultivated chiefly in the Caribbean and the southern U.S.  
   Compare       sugar beet  
sugar-coat  
      vb   tr  
1    to coat or cover with sugar  
2    to cause to appear more attractive; make agreeable  
sugar corn  
      n      another name for       sweet corn       1  
sugar daddy  
      n  
Slang   a rich usually middle-aged or old man who bestows expensive gifts on a young person in return for companionship or sexual favours  
sugar diabetes  
      n   an informal name for diabetes mellitus (see diabetes)  
sugar glider  
      n   a common Australian phalanger, Petaurus breviceps, that glides from tree to tree feeding on insects and nectar  
sugar gum  
      n     (Austral)   a small eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus cladocalyx, having smooth bark and barrel-shaped fruits and grown for timber and ornament. It has sweet-tasting leaves which are often eaten by livestock  
sugar loaf  
      n  
1    a large conical mass of hard refined sugar  
   See also       loaf sugar  
2    something resembling this in shape  
Sugar Loaf Mountain  
      n   a mountain in SE Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro on Guanabara Bay. Height: 390 m (1280 ft.),   (Portuguese name)    Pão de Açúcar  
sugar maple  
      n   a North American maple tree, Acer saccharum, that is grown as a source of sugar, which is extracted from the sap, and for its hard wood  
sugar of lead  
      n      another name for       lead acetate  
sugar of milk  
      n      another name for       lactose  
sugar pea  
      n      another name for       mangetout  
sugar pine  
      n   a pine tree, Pinus lambertiana, of California and Oregon, having spreading pendulous branches, light brown cones, and sugary resin  
sugar soap  
      n   an alkaline compound used for cleaning or stripping paint  
wood sugar  
      n     (Chem)      another name for       xylose  

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n.
chestnut candied in sugar syrup and glazed
From French. Plur. : "marrons glacés".
n.
the complete opposite of a sugar daddy, one who tries, but is broke and fronting.
[Slang] salty mama
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