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glycerol

Saltos de línea: gly|cerol
Pronunciación: /ˈɡlɪs(ə)rɒl
 
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Definición de glycerol en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A colourless, sweet, viscous liquid formed as a by-product in soap manufacture. It is used as an emollient and laxative, and for making explosives and antifreeze.
Example sentences
  • The acetins are derivatives of glycerol that are prepared by heating glycerol with acetic acid.
  • Such agents include glucose, propylene glycerol, polyethylene glycol and hypaque.
  • Fats can be reduced in a solution of sodium hydroxide to produce glycerol and another kind of lipid, soap.

Origen

late 19th century: from glycerine + -ol.

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