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saccharify

[suh-kar-uh-fahy, sak-er-uh-fahy] /səˈkær əˌfaɪ, ˈsæk ər əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), saccharified, saccharifying.
1.
to convert (starch) into sugar.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; sacchar- + -ify
Related forms
saccharification
[suh-kar-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /səˌkær ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
saccharifier, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for saccharification

saccharify

/sæˈkærɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to convert (starch) into sugar
Derived Forms
saccharification, saccharization, saccharisation, noun
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