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a liquid medicine containing a sugar solution for flavouring or preservation
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a concentrated solution of a sugar such as sucrose, glucose, fructose, or maltose or combinations of them in water or fruit juice. Syrups are clear, viscous liquids; those made with fruit juice have an aroma of fruit. The caloric content of syrups is about 10 megajoules per kg (245–246 kilocalories per 100 g), and the sugar content varies from 40 to 80 percent. Water-based syrups with a sugar content of 30 to 60 percent are used in the making of jam, canned fruit, and confectionery. Fruit syrups are used to make individual servings of carbonated and still beverages.

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LAHORE:The lives of thousands of children of Punjab have been put at risk as the authorities have supplied expired multivitamin syrups to the basic health units (BHUs) across the province, Pakistan Today has learnt.According to the details, the Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition (IRMNCHandN) programme has supplied expired nutritious Vidaylin-M syrups to the BHUs while as per the inscription at the packing, the syrups were manufactured in May 2017 and set to expire in May 2018.Sources in the health department privy to the development informed that the high-ups of the IRMNCHandN programme had ordered to supply the syrup to BHUs of the province despite knowing the fact that they were about to expire within the ongoing month.
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Other maple-enhanced offerings on restaurant menus include The Maple - sausage, spicy Cheddar cheese and fennel shavings in maple-currant bread pudding at Meat Cheese Bread in Portland, Ore.; the breakfast bagel sandwich with maple-glazed prosciutto, Vermont Cheddar and hot sauce at OhNo Cafe in Portland, Maine; and The Foster, made with bananas sauteed in handcrafted maple-vanilla syrup at Syrup in Denver, where infused syrups are a signature, according to NRN.
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THE SEIZURE of spurious cough syrups worth crores in a raid in Moradabad on Friday has blown the lid off a racket that, the police suspect, thrived with help from doctors and police officials.