refined sugar

Definitions of refined sugar
  1. noun
    a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    synonyms: sugar
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    caramel, caramelized sugar
    burnt sugar; used to color and flavor food
    lump sugar
    refined sugar molded into rectangular shapes convenient as single servings
    loaf sugar, sugar loaf, sugarloaf
    a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
    cane sugar
    sugar from sugarcane used as sweetening agent
    granulated sugar
    sugar in the form of small grains
    beet sugar
    sugar from sugar beets used as sweetening agent
    corn sugar
    dextrose used as sweetening agent
    brown sugar
    unrefined or only partly refined sugar
    powdered sugar
    sugar granulated into a fine powder
    demerara, demerara sugar
    light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana
    type of:
    sweetener, sweetening
    something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
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