Adjective "Xylose" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Xylose


    Definition:

    1. a colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C 5 H 10 O 5 , derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.

    Examples:

    "constructions can be xylose."