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sweet·en·ing

 (swēt′n-ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of making sweet.
2. Something that sweetens; a sweetener.

sweetening

(ˈswiːtənɪŋ)
n
(Cookery) something that sweetens

sweet•en•ing

(ˈswit n ɪŋ, ˈswit nɪŋ)

n.
something that sweetens.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweetersweetening - 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
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
sirup, syrup - a thick sweet sticky liquid
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
Translations

sweetening

[ˈswiːtnɪŋ] N (Culin) → dulcificante m

sweetening

n (Cook) → Süßungsmittel nt; (artificial) → Süßstoff m

sweetening

[ˈswiːtnɪŋ] n (substance) → dolcificante m
References in classic literature ?
It was a Sunday afternoon, and beautiful weather, and my uncle, the priest, took me as a reward for being a good boy and because of my own accord and without anybody asking me I had bankrupted my savings-box and given the money to a mission that was civilizing the Chinese and sweetening their lives and softening their hearts with the gentle teachings of our religion, and I wish you could have seen what we saw that day, Thorndike.
At an extraordinary session last week, the Riigikogu adopted a law on a sweetened beverage tax that imposes a tax on beverages sweetened with sugar or a sweetening substance which contain more than 5 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters, by votes 52 to 37 and no abstentions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Overhaul and Renovation Section of Fajr Jam Gas Refining Company, Hossein Ardeshiri, says overhaul of the sweetening units of his company is almost complete in a matter of months.
Managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) has said the first phase of sweetening operations at gas treatment facilities of South Pars gas field phases 15 and 16 will be launched in near future in the presence of high ranking officials in Assaluyeh, onshore installations of South Pars gas field.