Definition of ethanediol in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌeTHānˈdīôl/


Systematic chemical name for ethylene glycol.
Example sentences
  • In 2005, about 8,600 tonnes of ethanediol were sold as antifreeze preparations to households.
  • Traditionally, 1,2-ethanediol (ethylene glycol) is used in the cooling systems of cars to prevent them from freezing.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.