desugar

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

de- +‎ sugar

Verb[edit]

desugar (third-person singular simple present desugars, present participle desugaring, simple past and past participle desugared)

  1. (transitive, principally, food processing) To remove sugar from.

Etymology 2[edit]

de- +‎ sugar as in syntactic sugar

Verb[edit]

desugar (third-person singular simple present desugars, present participle desugaring, simple past and past participle desugared)

  1. (transitive, computing, informal) To translate the source code of a computer program (or its specification) into a more syntactically rigorous form.

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