acesulfame-K

noun
ace·sul·fame-K | \ˈā-sē-ˌsəl-ˌfām-ˈkā \

Definition of acesulfame-K 

: a white crystalline powder C4H4KNO4S that is a cyclic organic potassium salt, has a sweetness much more intense than sucrose, and is used as a noncaloric sweetener in foods and beverages

called also acesulfame potassium

First Known Use of acesulfame-K

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acesulfame-K

ace(to-) + sulf- + -ame (as in aspartame)

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acesulfame-K

noun
ace·sul·fame-K | \ˈā-sē-ˌsəl-ˌfām-ˈkā \

Medical Definition of acesulfame-K 

: a white crystalline powder C4H4KNO4S that is a cyclic organic potassium salt, has a sweetness much more intense than sucrose, and is used as a noncaloric sweetener in foods and beverages

called also acesulfame potassium

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