sweet water

noun

Definition of sweet water

  1. 1 :  a dilute solution of glycerol sweet water from the hydrolysis of fats may contain 10 to 25 percent of glycerol

  2. 2 :  a sugar solution; especially :  one obtained by recovery of waste sugar during refining

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