Meaning of saccharize

sac•cha•rize

Pronunciation: (sak'u-rīz"), [key]
— -rized, -riz•ing.
  1. to convert into sugar; saccharify.
  2. to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.
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