saccharify[sə kar′ə fī′]
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- saccharification noun
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transitive verb sac·char·i·fied, sac·char·i·fy·ing, sac·char·i·fies
To convert (starch, for example) into sugar.
- sac·charˌi·fi·caˈtion noun