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1. The act or process of making sweet.
2. Something that sweetens; a sweetener.
(Cookery) something that sweetens
sweet•en•ing(ˈswit n ɪŋ, ˈswit nɪŋ)
something that sweetens.
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|Noun||1.||sweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweeter|
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
aspartame - an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
honey - a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
saccharin - a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener
|2.||sweetening - an improvement that makes something more agreeable|
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
|3.||sweetening - the act of adding a sweetener to food|
seasoning - the act of adding a seasoning to food