Definition of glycolic acid in English:

glycolic acid

Syllabification: gly·col·ic ac·id
Pronunciation: /glīˌkälik ˈasid/

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A colorless, translucent, crystalline compound, C2H4O3, that occurs in cane sugar, unripe grapes, and sugar beets and has numerous industrial uses, especially in dyeing leather and textiles and in the manufacture of pesticides.

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