Chaptalisation

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chaptalize or chaptalise (ˈtʃæptəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to add sugar to (a fermenting wine) to increase the alcohol content
 
[C19: after J. A. Chaptal (1756--1832), French chemist who originated the process]
 
chaptalise or chaptalise
 
vb
 
[C19: after J. A. Chaptal (1756--1832), French chemist who originated the process]
 
chaptali'zation or chaptalise
 
n
 
chaptali'sation or chaptalise
 
n

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